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Photograph by:
Martha Olson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lillie Pearl Haynes, American  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 7/8 × 7 15/16 in. (25.1 × 20.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 3/4 × 14 5/8 in. (42.5 × 37.1 cm)
H x W (Frame): 19 13/16 × 17 5/8 in. (50.3 × 44.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970
Caption:
Martha Olson graduated from Northwestern University with her B.A. in Art in 1969, and within a year, she was working more than 800 miles away as the girls’ physical education teacher at Marion High School in Columbia, Mississippi. It was the first year of integration in Mississippi public schools. During that time, Olson photographed local students, their relatives, and other residents of Marion County, which she later compiled into a series entitled, "Marion County Mississippi: 1970-1971."
Description:
A black and white photograph Lillie Pearl Haynes. Haynes is sitting in a rocking chair and looking towards the left of the photograph. The photograph is inside a frame. The back of the frame has several inscriptions about the subject of the photograph, the photographer, and numbers. A label on the back of the frame reads: [1st Year of court-ordered Integration of Mississippi Schools]. The back of the frame has two hooks and picture wire.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Martha Olson
Object number:
2018.21.64
Restrictions & Rights:
© Martha Olson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Marion County Mississippi: 1970-1971
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd591dc9f8d-6029-4f11-b7a3-de716a32fe15
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.21.64