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Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Mrs. Ulysses Williams, American  Search this
American Gold Star Mothers, Inc., American, founded 1928  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (image): 9 × 11 1/2 in. (22.9 × 29.2 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
A black and white photograph of Mrs. Ulysses Williams sitting in an interior domestic space. She is positioned so that her face and body faces slightly to the right. There is a window to the right of Mrs. Williams with its shade lowered to the halfway point; a radiator is positioned below the window. In the background is a cabinet and to the left of the Mrs. Williams is a polished table top. Below the image in the bottom right corner is a handwritten line of text which reads [786]. The back of the photograph is blank.
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Families  Search this
Military  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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