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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 7/8 × 6 in. (7.3 × 15.2 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Date:
ca. 1940
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of four (4) women standing closely together on a paved street, with a 2-door sedan in the background. All of the women are smiling, and hold what appears to be the same type of book in their hands. The woman on the proper left is facing forward. She is wearing a short-sleeved, knee-length dress in a dark-colored fabric with a light-colored collar, sleeves, buttons, and a sash tied in a bow, and dark-colored hosiery. The woman at center-left is looking off-frame to the proper left. She is wearing a long-sleeved, knee-length dress in a light-colored fabric, light colored hosiery and dark-colored shoes. She is holding a handbag tucked under her left arm, and she is holding another bag in her hands. The woman at center-right is facing forward. She is wearing a short-sleeved, V-neck, knee-length dress in a patterned fabric with a dark-colored belt. She is wearing dark hosiery and heels. In her right hand, next to the book, she is holding a light-colored purse. The woman at the proper-right is facing forward. She is wearing a short-sleeved, V-neck, knee length dress in a light fabric. She is also wearing hosiery and dark-colored shoes. Behind the women is a chain linked fence, some trees, and a building.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54d6fb1b4-f3b9-4fb5-897a-8ff6c9fa063f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.7