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Wilder, John Brantley, 1909?-1990  Search this
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No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print on album page : platinum print ; 29 x 25 cm.
Disbbound scrapbook assembled by John Brantley Wilder. Only representative pages have been scanned.<br> Pages scanned include a photograph of Philadelphia Mayor Bernard Samuel signing a petition spearheaded by Wilder (seated right) urging better screen representation of African American actors, May 12, 1948. Looking on (left to right): Florence Madison Hill, president of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Philadelphia; Wayne L. Hopkins, executive secretary of the Armstrong Association; and Marjorie Penney, director of Fellowship House.<br>Verso of page consists of clippings, undated and from 1944 and 1949, about Wilder's campaign for better representation of African Americans in film.
John Brantley Wilder. Scrapbook, 1937-1976. John Brantley Wilder papers, 1937-circa 1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Current copyright status is undetermined
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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John Brantley Wilder papers, 1937-circa 1979
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Archives of American Art