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Young children reenact the birth of Jesus in the Christmas Nativity play at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Washington, D.C. 2003

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Photograph by:
Jason Miccolo Johnson, American  Search this
Subject of:
St. Augustine Catholic Church, American, founded 1858  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 13/16 in. (40.3 x 50.3 cm)
H x W (image): 12 9/16 x 18 3/8 in. (31.9 x 46.7 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
2003; printed 2012
A black-and-white photograph of children performing the Christmas Nativity on a church altar. A woman is directing several children on the left side of the photograph. A girl with a shawl around her head and holding a baby or doll is sitting at center. To her right stands a boy with a hood around his head and a blanket around his shoulders. Several children are kneeling behind them on the right side of the photograph. A girl standing at a podium with a microphone is in the background on the left side of the print. No inscriptions on the front or back.
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Holidays and festivals  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Jason Miccolo Johnson
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture