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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Velma Barker, Canadian, 1925 - 2016  Search this
Used by:
The Chicago Defender, American, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
ink on zinc
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 9/16 × 3 7/8 × 1/16 in. (14.1 × 9.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
printing plates
portraits
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Description:
A printing plate of Velma Weeks used by the Chicago Defender. Weeks, an early childhood education activist, is featured from the chest up. She is looking towards the camera smiling and wears a light-colored top and pearls. The back of the plate has an inscription that reads [Velma Weeks].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Education  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Technology  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Object number:
2012.18.5.33
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Permission required for use. 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
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd571c48fc2-f749-4b96-ba70-021bc81aed30
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.18.5.33