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Created by:
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Designed by:
Elombe Brath, American, 1936 - 2014  Search this
Photograph by:
Lloyd W. Yearwood, American, 1925 - 2011  Search this
Subject of:
Abbey Lincoln, American, 1930 - 2010  Search this
Jimmy Abu, American  Search this
Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers, 1959 - 1973  Search this
Oluoju and Her Souls of the Earth  Search this
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (image): 5 13/16x 4 in (14.8 x 10.2 cm)
chromogenic color prints
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
1962; printed 1996
A color photograph of a poster for "Naturally '62." The poster is printed in black ink on off-white paper and its heading reads: [the African jazz-art society / presents / Naturally ‘62 / cocktail sip, fashionette & coiffure show starring / lovely models displaying the Natural hair style]. The performers included on the poster are: Pucho and his Latin-Jazz Sextet, Oluoju and her Souls of the Earth, Jimmy Abu, and Abbey Lincoln. Along the bottom is text reading [Poster Design: Cecil Brathwaite]. The back of the photograph has a typed inscription reading [This is a copy from the original. Copied by Lloyd Yearwood 2/96].
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hair  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Latin jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Societies  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Lloyd W. Yearwood
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture