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Photograph by:
Alexander Alland, American, 1902 - 1989  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation of the Living God Pillar and Ground of Truth, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 × 8 in. (15.2 × 20.3 cm)
H x W (Image and Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of a congregation of men and women raising their hands in the air to receive prayer. The photograph is signed by the photographer in the bottom right corner.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Hebraic religions  Search this
Communities  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Photography  Search this
Prayer  Search this
Religion  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.38.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Alexander Alland, Jr.
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Commandment Keepers: African-American Jewish Congregation in Harlem
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ee49e1a8-3b56-41e8-b3b7-507f04668d4f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.38.6