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Photograph by:
Dr. Ron Simmons, American, 1950 - 2020  Search this
Subject of:
Joseph F. Beam, American, 1954 - 1988  Search this
Medium:
reversal film and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
color slides
Place depicted:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1985
Description:
A color photographic slide depicting activist and writer, Joseph Beam, at the National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays Conference in St. Louis. Beam is pictured sitting with his right arm folded across his chest and his left hand supporting his head. Only his head and torso are visible; he wears a red shirt and blue suspenders. On his right arm, which supports his head, he wears a yellow, white, green, black and red pattered armband. The front of the gray slide encasement is stamped with [DEC 85 W5].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  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:
TA2019.38.1.1.1.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ron Simmons
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56c8a8e39-f804-4a06-960c-cc2eca026816
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2019.38.1.1.1.16