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Untitled

Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. (19.1 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 x 10 in. (20.6 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1970s-1980s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sororities  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.137
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
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Media Arts-Photography
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untitiled

Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 9 13/16 x 7 13/16 in. (24.9 x 19.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
1972-1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.33
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.15.33

Untitled

Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (20 x 25.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.51
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.15.51

Cabaret Strip Dancer

Photograph by:
Aaron Siskind, American, 1903 - 1991  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Howard and Ellen Greenberg
Object number:
2011.165.34
Restrictions & Rights:
© Courtesy The Aaron Siskind Foundation. Permission required for use.
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Portfolio/Series:
Harlem Document
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.165.34

Wedding portrait of a bride

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place made:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960 - 1970s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.24.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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Media Arts-Photography
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.137.24.4

Pinback button celebrating Kwanzaa

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 3/16 × 1/4 in. (5.6 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
1960 - 1999
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.1.15
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.15

Pinback button promoting Martin Luther King Day

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 1/4 × 3/8 in. (5.7 × 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.1.22
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.22

United States - Social life and customs, 1959, 1963

Collection Creator:
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Series 9 - Smithsonian Conflict, 1982-2002 restricted for 5 years from the date of transfer, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; 09/13/2010 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-001, Robbins, Warren M, Warren M. Robbins Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-001-refd1e8810

Indoor portrait of three women

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 x 4 in. (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
negatives
portraits
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Labor  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Segregation  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.1.69.13.45.C
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.1.69.13.45.C
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Photograph of a Homecoming Parade on Nelson Street

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 x 5 in (10.2 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
negatives
Place made:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.1.69.15.24.C
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.1.69.15.24.C

Indoor portrait of young couple at Coleman High School prom

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 x 4 in (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
negatives
portraits
Place made:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Date:
ca. 1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.1.69.21.76.A
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.1.69.21.76.A
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Portrait of three young men sitting on a porch swing

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Douglas Burns, American, born 1941  Search this
Charles Henry Sayles, American, 1939 - 2005  Search this
Alfred A. Neal, American, 1938 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 x 4 in (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
negatives
portraits
Place made:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.1.69.21.78.B
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.1.69.21.78.B
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Harlem Beauty Contest • New York, NY

Photograph by:
Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Printed by:
Steinmetz Studio  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 × 12 15/16 in. (22 × 32.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963; printed 1998
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.10.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.10.5

Christmas Eve Watch • Johns Island, SC

Photograph by:
Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Printed by:
Steinmetz Studio  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 x 12 15/16 in. (22 x 32.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Johns Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1964; printed 1998
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.10.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.10.6

Mrs. Medgar Evers and family - she comforts her eldest son at Medgar Evers' funeral, Jackson MS

Created by:
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Myrlie Evers, American, born 1933  Search this
Darrell Evers, American, 1953 - 2001  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medgar Evers, American, 1925 - 1963  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 15, 1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.16.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.16.7
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The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Title:
Photograph of a "reefer party"
Created by:
Wayne F. Miller, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.24.12
Restrictions & Rights:
© Magnum Photos
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Way of Life of the Northern Negro
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.24.12

The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Title:
Photograph of a man and a woman moving to music
Created by:
Wayne F. Miller, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 x 10 3/8 in. (32.9 x 26.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.24.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© Magnum Photos
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Portfolio/Series:
The Way of Life of the Northern Negro
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.24.16

The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Title:
Photograph of dancing at the 45th Street bar for slaugherhouse workers
Created by:
Wayne F. Miller, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 11 9/16 x 10 3/8 in. (29.4 x 26.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.24.18
Restrictions & Rights:
© Magnum Photos
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Way of Life of the Northern Negro
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.24.18

The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Title:
Photograph of an afternoon game at Table 2
Created by:
Wayne F. Miller, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 11 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. (28.3 x 26.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Recreation  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.24.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Magnum Photos
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Portfolio/Series:
The Way of Life of the Northern Negro
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.24.2

The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Created by:
Wayne F. Miller, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.24.38
Restrictions & Rights:
© Magnum Photos
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Way of Life of the Northern Negro
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.24.38

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