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Photograph by:
Dr. Doris Derby, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Poor People's Corporation, American, 1965 - 1974  Search this
Liberty House, American, 1965 - 1974  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 1280 pixels × 875 pixels, 0.61 MB
Type:
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Una, Clay County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
A black-and-white image of a member of the Una Sewing Co-op making a doll. The image is in portrait orientation and depicts a close-up shot of a woman (her PL side) cutting a piece of fabric. The woman's hair is wrapped, and she is wearing a white sweater with her sleeves pushed up and a checkered dress underneath. She has a thin watch on her PL wrist. There is a black Singer (R) sewing machine in the background.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Labor  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.23.12.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Doris A. Derby
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5061627d0-06e3-4b90-acb6-dd379ce130f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.23.12.2