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Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Jerry Sumpter, American, 1910 - 1962  Search this
Clarence Williams  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 15/16 × 11 3/8 in. (22.7 × 28.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
1400 Wylie Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1952
Description:
A black and white photograph of Jerry Sumpter and barber Clarence Williams inside Crystal Barber Shop and Billiard Parlor. The shop interior, owned by William "Woogie" Harris, is lined with windows and barber chairs. Sumpter sits in one of the chairs, while Williams stands and rests his proper right arm against the back of the chair. The bottom right corner of the image has an inscription that reads: [426]. The back of the photograph is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Barbershops  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Hair  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  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:
2014.302.75
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57df0f90c-4e27-430b-84f3-c1aca860c099
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.302.75