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Pearl Baily special representative to the U. S. Delegation of the United Nations, performs her head presentation on Michael Savoy, much to the delight of the students at the Youth Adult Education Center

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
George Olby, American  Search this
Millie Hyson, American  Search this
Michael Savoy, American  Search this
Linda Ingram, American  Search this
John Durrant, American  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (20 x 25.1 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
March 13, 1976
A black-and-white photograph of a group of young adults sitting around a table with Pearl Bailey. Pearl Bailey reaches up to hold Michael Savoy’s head as he leans forward over her shoulder and the people around them laugh. The table is set with a flower arrangement and two burning candles. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped on the back.
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Education  Search this
Humanitarianism  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
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture