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Photograph by:
John Johnson, American, 1879 - 1953  Search this
Subject of:
Odessa Johnson, American, 1891 - 1953  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Printed by:
Douglas R. Keister, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Image): 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
digital prints
Place captured:
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States, North and Central America
1919-1925; printed 2012
A digital print of Odessa Johnson, a girl, and a boy posing outside a large wooden stucture in Lincoln, Nebraska. The photo is framed between to large, open wooden doors, possibly of a barn. A white backdrop hangs from the door's opening and a cloth has been placed on the ground. The negative was exposed multiple times meaning each of the sitters appears several times. The women wear white dresses and the boy is in dark shorts and a striped shirt.
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Douglas Keister
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture