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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
silver gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/8 × 10 in. (20.6 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place printed:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1935-1952
Description:
Black and white photograph of the Hall Johnson Choir on stage. The choir stands on a riser on the stage behind a piano and in front of a curtain with a display of American flags. All but one of the men are wearing tuxedos and the women are wearing matching dresses. One man in the choir, to the right of the photograph, wears a uniform. Choral director Hall Johnson stands to the left of the photograph on the side of the stage near the riser. Audience members are visible in the foreground. The back of the photograph has a stamp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57840b064-5571-4f7b-a8e0-fc4943b06d74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.2