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Published by:
Wichita Council of Churches  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Florence Stephens Bryant, American, 1894 - 1985  Search this
Eliza Bradshaw Stephens, American, ca. 1857 - 1938  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
L x W: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (10.8 x 16.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States, North and Central America
Black and white group photograph of Jackie Bryant Smith's mother, Florence Stephens Bryant, and grandmother, Eliza Bradshaw Stephens, along with aunts and cousins for the "Milestones" magazine produced by the Council of Churches, Wichita. Five of the women stand in front of a backdrop of an outdoor scene, while the three other women sit in front of them.
White printed paper found with object reads “Wichita, Kansas – 1925/ My mother, grandmother and aunts & cousins were in Milestones./ Standing in the picture L-R: number 4 was my grandmother,/ Eliza Bradshaw Stevens, my mothers mother from Linn Creek, Mo/ In the pageant were:/ Florence Stevens Bryant, my mother/ Ethel Case, Odessa Jones, cousins/ Julia Case, Hattie Jones, aunts/ Picture is ripped and there are tabs on the upper corners of the picture./ The original program is to fragile to send so I made a copy.”
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jackie Bryant Smith
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture