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Photograph by:
Dr. Ron Simmons, American, 1950 - 2020  Search this
Subject of:
Audre Lorde, American, 1934 - 1992  Search this
reversal film and plastic
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
color slides
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1979
A color photographic slide depicting author and activist Audre Lorde speaking at the first Third World Gay Conference in Washington, DC. Lorde stands at a podium speaking into a microphone. She is only visible from the chest up and her head is wrapped in a blue and green head wrap. She also wears a black, brown and orange garment with gold embroidery along the neckline. The front of the white encasement that houses the slide film is inscribed with [NOV 79 R3] and [MADE IN U.S.A.]. The back of the encasement reads [Ektachrome SLIDE] and [PROCESSED BY Kodak].
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Oratory  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ron Simmons
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ron Simmons
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture