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Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Freemasonry, American, founded 1730  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 large group of men stand on a series of steps in front of a set of double doors. All of the men are dressed in suits; the nine men standing in the front row clearly don Masonic regalia. Two of the men in the front row hold staffs aloft which have the square and compass insignia fashioned in metal at the ends.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Freemasonry  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  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:
2012.137.3.48
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/fd583b267eb-fe48-4808-92ea-85863d44e0a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.137.3.48