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A D. C. Department of Recreation sponsored reception at the National Theater building for actress Butterfly McQueen, the well known cast member of Gone With The Wind (1936) and Green Pastures (1936) movies

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Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Thelma McQueen, American, 1911 - 1995  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
H x W (Image and Sheet): 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
May 24, 1978
A black-and-white photograph of Butterfly McQueen. Three women appear in the background. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped and inscribed on the back.
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture