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Cabinet card of Frederick Douglass with his grandson, Joseph Douglass

Photograph by:
Denis Bourdon, Canadian  Search this
Notman Photo Company, American, 1866 - 1894  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Joseph Henry Douglass, American, 1871 - 1935  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (16.5 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Place made:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 10, 1894
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Charlene Hodges Byrd
Object number:
A2010.26.29.8.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Collection title:
Charlene Hodges Byrd Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_A2010.26.29.8.1

Name stamp for Harold L. Williams

Created by:
Identity Group, Inc., American, founded 1957  Search this
Commissioned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Subject of:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Owned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
plastic, ink, paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/4 × 2 5/8 × 2 5/8 in. (8.3 × 6.7 × 6.7 cm)
Type:
rubber stamps
Place depicted:
Ventura, California, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Singapore, Asia
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Betty Smith Williams in memory of Harold Louis Williams
Object number:
A2017.53.1.1.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.53.1.1.1ab
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Marker pen used by architect Michael Marshall

Created by:
Paper Mate, American, founded 1940  Search this
Owned by:
Michael Marshall, American  Search this
Medium:
ink, plastic, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/2 × 1/2 × 3/8 in. (14 × 1.3 × 1 cm)
Type:
felt-tip pens
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Architectural Design Archives, Michael Marshall, Architect
Object number:
A2018.24.1.1.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.24.1.1.1ab
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Micron pen used by architect Michael Marshall

Created by:
Sakura Color Products Corporation, Japanese, founded 1921  Search this
Owned by:
Michael Marshall, American  Search this
Medium:
ink, plastic, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/8 × 1/2 × 3/8 in. (13.7 × 1.3 × 1 cm)
Type:
felt-tip pens
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Architectural Design Archives, Michael Marshall, Architect
Object number:
A2018.24.1.1.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.24.1.1.2ab
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Pencil used by architect Michael Marshall

Created by:
Prismacolor, American, founded 1938  Search this
Owned by:
Michael Marshall, American  Search this
Medium:
graphite, wood
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7 × 1/4 in. (17.8 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
graphite pencils
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Mexico, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Architectural Design Archives, Michael Marshall, Architect
Object number:
A2018.24.1.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.24.1.1.3
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Fine tip pen used by architect Michael Marshall

Created by:
Pilot Corporation, Japanese, founded 1918  Search this
Owned by:
Michael Marshall, American  Search this
Medium:
ink, plastic, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/8 × 1/2 × 3/8 in. (13.7 × 1.3 × 1 cm)
Type:
markers (drawing instruments)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Architectural Design Archives, Michael Marshall, Architect
Object number:
A2018.24.1.1.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.24.1.1.4ab
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Orange copic sketch marker used by architect Michael Marshall

Created by:
Too Corporation, Japanese, founded 1919  Search this
Owned by:
Michael Marshall, American  Search this
Medium:
ink, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 15/16 × 5/8 × 1/2 in. (15.1 × 1.6 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
markers (drawing instruments)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Japan, Asia
Date:
ca. 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Architectural Design Archives, Michael Marshall, Architect
Object number:
A2018.24.1.1.5abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.24.1.1.5abc
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Photograph of Hall Johnson and the Negro String Quartet

Photograph by:
S. Tarr, American, active 1920s  Search this
Subject of:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Felix Weir, American, 1884 - 1978  Search this
Marion Cumbo, American  Search this
Arthur Boyd  Search this
Medium:
silver and gelatin on photographic paper with paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Overall): 7 1/4 × 11 in. (18.4 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Photograph): 5 × 7 in. (12.7 × 17.8 cm)
H x W (Frame): 7 1/4 × 11 in. (18.4 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place printed:
New York City, New York, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1923
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Men  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.1ab
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Photograph of the Hall Johnson Choir

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
silver gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/8 × 10 in. (20.6 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place printed:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1935-1952
Topic:
African American  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.2
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Program for George Walker concert

Printed by:
The Superior Printing Company, American  Search this
Subject of:
George Theophilus Walker  Search this
Owned by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 5/16 × 6 9/16 in. (26.2 × 16.7 cm)
Type:
programs
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960 (printed); March 3, 1960 (date of event)
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.3
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Flier for the Zoar M.E Church choir

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Zoar United Methodist Church, American, founded 1794  Search this
Charles A. Marshall  Search this
Harry Shorter  Search this
Owned by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 × 6 1/16 in. (30.5 × 15.4 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1909
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.4
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Leaflet for the Dixie Jubilee Singers

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Dixie Jubilee Singers, American, ca.1920s - 1930s  Search this
Charles Henry  Search this
Francis Bowles  Search this
Joseph Benn  Search this
Arthur Furr  Search this
Owned by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 7 1/16 × 5 1/16 in. (17.9 × 12.9 cm)
H x W (Open): 7 1/16 × 10 in. (17.9 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
leaflets
Place depicted:
77 West Rutland Square, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920s - 1930s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.5
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Travel Permit for the US Military Duty Train "Mozart"

Created by:
United States Army Transportation Corps  Search this
Subject of:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 9/16 × 8 1/16 in. (26.8 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
permits
Place used:
Vienna, Austria, Europe
Date:
1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Military  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.9.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.9.1
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Letter from Carl Fischer Inc. to Hall Johnson regarding Johnson's contract

Written by:
Gustav Saenger, 1865 - 1935  Search this
Received by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Carl Fischer, Inc., American, founded 1872  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 19, 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.9.2
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Royalty Statement for Hall Johnson

Written by:
G. Schirmer, Inc., American, founded 1861  Search this
Received by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/2 × 8 in. (24.1 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
invoices
Place depicted:
634 Saint Nicholas Avenue Apt. 4D, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 1, 1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.9.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.9.3
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Photographic print of Robert, Addison F. and George Scurlock

Photograph by:
Addison N. Scurlock, American, 1883 - 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Addison Fearing Scurlock, American, 1914 - 1933  Search this
Robert S. Scurlock, American, 1917 - 1994  Search this
George H. Scurlock, American, 1920 - 2005  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper in paper with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 10 × 6 15/16 in. (25.4 × 17.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 9/16 × 7 5/16 in. (26.8 × 18.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 25, 1924
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Scurlock family
Object number:
TA2014.306.3.10
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Collection title:
Scurlock Family Archive
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2014.306.3.10
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Photo of a woman in fur standing between two men on the sidewalk

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 3 7/16 × 3 9/16 in. (8.7 × 9 cm)
H x W (image): 3 × 3 in. (7.6 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place collected:
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s - 1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number:
TA2015.143.1.83
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2015.143.1.83
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Photo of a group of people having a picnic

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 3 1/4 × 5 3/8 in. (8.3 × 13.7 cm)
H x W (sheet): 7 × 10 1/16 in. (17.8 × 25.6 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place collected:
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  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, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number:
TA2015.143.3.17
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2015.143.3.17
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Photo of a woman standing on boardwalk

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 3 1/8 × 2 1/16 in. (7.9 × 5.2 cm)
H x W (image): 2 3/4 × 2 in. (7 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place collected:
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number:
TA2015.143.3.21
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2015.143.3.21
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Photo of man standing with his arm around woman in front of fence

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 4 7/8 × 2 15/16 in. (12.4 × 7.5 cm)
H x W (image): 4 5/16 × 2 7/16 in. (11 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place collected:
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number:
TA2015.143.3.82
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2015.143.3.82
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