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Subject of:
August Wilson, American, 1945 - 2005  Search this
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, American, founded 1910  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 10 7/8 × 4 1/4 in. (27.7 × 10.8 cm)
Place used:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
October 8, 2005
A program from August Wilson's funeral held in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, October 8, 2005. The program is printed with dark brown ink on light brown paper. The front of the program features an image of August Wilson at center. Above the image is “A Celebration of the Life of / AUGUST WILSON.” Below the image is “April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005” and “Saturday, October 8, 2005 – Noon / Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall / Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.” The inside of the program contains a biography of August Wilson and the funeral’s schedule. The back of the program features quotes from August Wilson and a list of his pall bearers.
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sherry L. Mordecai in memory of Benjamin Mordecai
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Unknown – Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture