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Photograph by:
Peggy Fleming, American  Search this
Printed by:
James Steele, American  Search this
Subject of:
Thomas Fletcher, Cuban American, born 1933  Search this
William DeShields, American, 1927 - 2010  Search this
James B. Dixon, American, born 1927  Search this
John Henry Self, American, born 1936  Search this
Fletcher Clark, American, born 1929  Search this
Oliver Griffin, American, born 1934  Search this
Talmadge Roberts, American, born 1931  Search this
Thomas Franklin Webber, American, born 1954  Search this
Gabe Curtis Brothers, American, born 1952  Search this
Capital Pool Checkers Club, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
black-and-white photographs
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
November 1, 2008; printed 2012
A black-and-white photograph of the inside of the Capital Pool Checkers Club from the front door to the back of the building. Sitting on the side under the wall of photographs is: unidentified man, Thomas Fletcher, William DeShields, and an unidentified man. James Dixon is standing. At the first table facing the camera are John Henry Self, Fletcher Clark, and Oliver Griffin, with their backs to the camera are Tal Roberts and Thomas Franklin Webber. At the back table facing the camera is Gabe Curtis Brothers. The print is inscribed on the back.
African American  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peggy Fleming
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Peggy Fleming
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture