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Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
H x W: 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (10.5 × 6.4 cm)
early 20th century
A black-and-white photograph of a children's birthday party. Ten (10) children are standing outdoors in a group. They appear to be standing under an awning, and there is dirt in the foreground of the photograph. Most of the children are boys, all wearing similar light-colored shirts, shorts, and socks, and some with sailor-style ties. The child on the far proper right is a girl, who is taller and appears to be older than the rest. Some of the children are looking towards the camera, but most are not. Handwriting on the left border of the photograph says: [Brother Jackson ->] with an arrow pointing to the boy in the front row on the proper left side of the photograph who is wearing light-colored shorts and shirt and with socks pulled up.
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Children  Search this
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Families  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
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Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture