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Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of men, women, and children standing in front of a large building. Most people are wearing hats resembling berets, bonnets, or toques. Three men standing near to the door wear suits; otherwise everyone appears to wear the same long garment that looks like a robe and is cinched at the waist. A man standing in front of the door holds an open book.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.3.46
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd574366803-e7c4-48cb-9b3b-05044eecc11c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.137.3.46