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Subject of:
Williams Building, American, founded 1922  Search this
John Wesley Williams, 1884 - 1939  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (sheet): 4 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. (12.4 x 8.9 cm)
H x W (image): 4 9/16 x 3 1/8 in. (11.6 x 7.9 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Black-and-white gelatin silver print of the exterior of the Williams Building on the corner of Greenwood and Archer in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rebuilt after the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, the building has [1922 / WILLIAMS BLDG] across the top of the facade. The building is abandoned, with dirty or missing window panes. At street level, a storefront window reads [SHINE PARLOR]. At the front entrance, the left side is boarded up and a worn screendoor hangs open on the right side. There are no marks or inscriptions, front or back.
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  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
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Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Collection title:
W.D. Williams Family Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture