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Photograph by:
Carl B. Ullrich, American, born 1898  Search this
Printed by:
Carl Ullrich, Inc., American  Search this
Subject of:
Booker T. Washington High School, American, founded 1913  Search this
Booker T. Washington, American, 1856 - 1915  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 4 3/4 x 4 in. (12.1 x 10.2 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Place captured:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white gelatin silver print of a Booker T. Washington bas-relief from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The figure of Washington is wearing a suit and bow tie and looking to his left with his left arm outstretched. His right arm rests at his side next to an open book. The right side of the photograph is cut along the statues arm and the open book. The back of the photograph is discolored with adhesive residue. A stamp for photographer Carl Ullrich with a Chicago address is partially visible at bottom center.
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Families of Anita Williams Christopher and David Owen Williams
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
W.D. Williams Family Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture