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Firefighter badge worn by John Ruffins, Jr.

Used by:
John Louis Ruffins Jr., American, 1923 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
metal and enamel with leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 3/8 × 2 5/8 × 3/8 in. (8.6 × 6.7 × 1 cm)
Type:
badges
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Labor  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paul M. Ruffins in memory of John L. Ruffins, Jr.
Object number:
2020.25ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b8af2ee-d9d0-47f6-8436-9698bcaa3145
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.25ab
Online Media:

BLK Vol. 2 No. 1

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Subject of:
Jo Jo Lewis  Search this
Kathleen Pitts  Search this
Hiawatha Johnson  Search this
Black Enterprise, American, founded 1970  Search this
Rev. Dr. Renee McCoy, American, born 1951  Search this
National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays, American, 1978 - 1990  Search this
Essex Hemphill, American, 1957 - 1995  Search this
Jewelle Gomez, American, born 1948  Search this
Nia Collective, American, founded 1987  Search this
Keith St. John, American, born 1957  Search this
Barbara Smith, American, born 1946  Search this
Sabrina Sojourner, American, born 1952  Search this
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
African-American Lesbian and Gay Alliance, American, founded 1986  Search this
Dionne Warwick, American, born 1940  Search this
Minority AIDS Project, American, founded 1985  Search this
Gilberto Gerald, Panamanian American, born 1950  Search this
Reggie Williams, American, 1951 - 1999  Search this
Joe Simmons, American, 1959 - 1995  Search this
Alvin Ailey, American, 1931 - 1989  Search this
AFL-CIO, American, founded 1955  Search this
David N. Dinkins, American, born 1927  Search this
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Rev. Jesse Jackson, American, born 1941  Search this
Rep. Maxine Waters, American, born 1938  Search this
Tom Bradley, American, 1917 - 1998  Search this
Nate N. Holden, American, born 1929  Search this
Sgt. Perry Watkins, American, 1948 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, San Francisco county, California, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
London, Greater London, England, Europe
Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada, North and Central America
Date:
January 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Gender  Search this
Health  Search this
Humanitarianism  Search this
Identity  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Labor  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Theatre  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
HIV/AIDS Activist Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55cf6646e-af06-4820-aa2b-5f39bb884fde
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.14

BLK Vol. 2 No. 3

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Interview of:
Cleo Manago, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
AIDS Project East Bay, American, founded 1983  Search this
National Association of Black and White Men Together, American, founded 1980  Search this
Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, American, 1988 - 2003  Search this
African-American Lesbian and Gay Alliance, American, founded 1986  Search this
Larry Saxxon, American  Search this
Rev. Carl Bean, American, 1944 - 2021  Search this
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
Minority AIDS Project, American, founded 1985  Search this
Gilberto Gerald, Panamanian American, born 1950  Search this
Rev. Jesse Jackson, American, born 1941  Search this
Louis Farrakhan, American, born 1933  Search this
Dr. Lenora Fulani, American, born 1950  Search this
Dr. Sylvia Rhue, American, born 1947  Search this
Marlon Riggs, American, 1957 - 1994  Search this
Ayofemi Stowe Folayan, American, born 1950  Search this
Lavender Light, American, founded 1985  Search this
Danitra Vance, American, 1954 - 1994  Search this
Keith St. John, American, born 1957  Search this
Barbara Smith, American, born 1946  Search this
Jewel Thais-Williams, American  Search this
National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays, American, 1978 - 1990  Search this
Salsa Soul Sisters, American, founded 1974  Search this
Rev. Dr. Renee McCoy, American, born 1951  Search this
Assotto Saint, Haitian American, 1957 - 1994  Search this
David N. Dinkins, American, born 1927  Search this
Essex Hemphill, American, 1957 - 1995  Search this
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
AIDS Project Los Angeles, American, founded 1983  Search this
Jewelle Gomez, American, born 1948  Search this
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Michael Smith, American, died 1989  Search this
Martin Luther King III, American, born 1957  Search this
Dionne Warwick, American, born 1940  Search this
George Augustus Stallings Jr., American, born 1948  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, San Francisco county, California, United States, North and Central America
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Pomona, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Film  Search this
Gender  Search this
Health  Search this
Holidays and festivals  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
HIV/AIDS Activist Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58fb9efbe-8adc-4d67-b908-93d413f31157
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.16

BLK Vol. 2 No. 5

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jones  Search this
Nadirah Shakoor, American, born 1959  Search this
Rep. Maxine Waters, American, born 1938  Search this
Rev. Carl Bean, American, 1944 - 2021  Search this
Roger V. Pamplin Jr., American, died 1990  Search this
Rev. Dr. Renee McCoy, American, born 1951  Search this
Unity Fellowship Church, American, founded 1982  Search this
Minority AIDS Project, American, founded 1985  Search this
National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays, American, 1978 - 1990  Search this
Gilberto Gerald, Panamanian American, born 1950  Search this
Donna Summer, American, 1948 - 2012  Search this
Keith St. John, American, born 1957  Search this
Gay Men of African Descent, American, founded 1986  Search this
Jewel Thais-Williams, American  Search this
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
AIDS Project Los Angeles, American, founded 1983  Search this
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930  Search this
National LGBTQ Task Force, American, founded 1974  Search this
Barbara Smeltzer  Search this
Rev. C. T. Vivian, American, 1924 - 2020  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Thelma Houston, American, born 1943  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Burlington, Mineral County, West Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Eket, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria, Africa
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti, Caribbean, Latin America
Date:
May 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Health  Search this
Humanitarianism  Search this
Identity  Search this
International affairs  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Men  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Religion  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.18
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
HIV/AIDS Activist Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd504107518-3dfa-48da-9b09-a0064cd4d371
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.18

BLK Vol. 2 No. 9

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Interview of:
Audre Lorde, American, 1934 - 1992  Search this
Subject of:
Nelson Mandela, South African, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Winnie Mandela, South African, 1936 - 2018  Search this
The New York Times, American, founded 1851  Search this
Associated Press, American, founded 1846  Search this
Supreme Court of the United States, American, founded 1789  Search this
Thurgood Marshall, American, 1908 - 1993  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts, American, founded 1965  Search this
Spike Lee, American, born 1957  Search this
Mayor Marion Shepilov Barry Jr., American, 1936 - 2014  Search this
2 Live Crew, American, 1985 - 2014  Search this
Black Entertainment Television, American, founded 1980  Search this
WLIB, American, founded 1941  Search this
AIDS Project Los Angeles, American, founded 1983  Search this
Minority AIDS Project, American, founded 1985  Search this
AIDS Healthcare Foundation, founded 1987  Search this
Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, American, 1988 - 2003  Search this
Gilberto Gerald, Panamanian American, born 1950  Search this
Jewel Thais-Williams, American  Search this
Rev. Carl Bean, American, 1944 - 2021  Search this
National LGBTQ Task Force, American, founded 1974  Search this
African-American Lesbian and Gay Alliance, American, founded 1986  Search this
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
Sabrina Sojourner, American, born 1952  Search this
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, American, founded 1973  Search this
Tom Bradley, American, 1917 - 1998  Search this
National Association of Black and White Men Together, American, founded 1980  Search this
National Task Force on AIDS Prevention, American, 1985 - 1998  Search this
Nia Collective, American, founded 1987  Search this
Grupo Gay da Bahía, Brazilian, founded 1980  Search this
Chicago Tribune, American, founded 1847  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Berkley, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
West Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States, North and Central America
State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Saugatuck, Allegan County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
London, England, Europe
Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa
Brazil, Latin America, South America
Date:
September 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Health  Search this
Identity  Search this
International affairs  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Violence  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.22
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
HIV/AIDS Activist Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd515bbc5a4-92ee-48c7-942a-5d2ab531a826
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.22

Letter to Mary Church Terrell from Joseph Douglass

Written by:
Joseph Henry Douglass, American, 1871 - 1935  Search this
Received by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Beecher Stowe, American, 1811 - 1896  Search this
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 3/8 in. (27.9 × 21.3 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 31, 1911
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c69c705b-7adc-43ce-84c5-697d665e5b1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.22
Online Media:

National Council of Negro Women Inc., Washington Section runway fashion show

Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 3/4 in. (35.1 x 27.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58e13fe87-ee2a-4341-948b-87b684fd4f67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.15.15

Photographer Prentice Polk of Tuskegee Institute presents his photography work as Photographer James VanDerZee looks on at the Association For The Study of African American History and Culture workshop

Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
P. H. Polk, American, 1898 - 1984  Search this
James Van Der Zee, American, 1886 - 1983  Search this
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September, 1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Education  Search this
Oratory  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c1edae20-ec09-4215-bcce-4e19579c66b5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.15.23

Hat worn by Dr. Isaac Greggs with The Human Jukebox marching band

Manufactured by:
Bayly, Inc., American, founded 1865  Search this
Used by:
Dr. Isaac Ben Greggs, American, 1929 - 2014  Search this
Distributed by:
DeMoulin Bros. and Co., American, founded 1892  Search this
Subject of:
The Human Jukebox, American, founded 1969  Search this
Southern University and A&M College, American, founded 1880  Search this
Medium:
polyester, plastic, cord, paper, ink, vinyl, metal thread, and felt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/2 × 10 3/4 × 10 3/8 in. (14 × 27.3 × 26.4 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place used:
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2000
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Marching bands (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mrs. Rose Greggs in loving memory of her husband Dr. Isaac Ben Greggs
Object number:
2016.21.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d111aae1-5ae3-419f-98da-7a85df354572
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.21.1.1

Untitled (Man smoking in a Ballroom)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1965; printed 2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd560ab38eb-eb95-4e2d-8b4d-cc4fb54ba6f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.1
Online Media:

Untitled (Abbey Lincoln singing at an AJASS event, Harlem)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Abbey Lincoln, American, 1930 - 2010  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1964; printed 2019
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f666ea29-ae32-42d7-acb3-638978a8b435
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.10
Online Media:

Untitled (Original AJASS Members l to r: Robert Gumbs, Frank Adu, Elombe Brath (seated), Kwame Brathwaite, Ernest Baxter & Chris Hall)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Robert Gumbs, American  Search this
Frank Adu, American, 1937 - 2018  Search this
Elombe Brath, American, 1936 - 2014  Search this
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Ernest Baxter, American  Search this
Christopher Hall, American  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Patrice Émery Lumumba, Congolese, 1925 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1965; printed 2018
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Actors  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Art  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd519152124-d6ec-4497-98ca-93655b71a76e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.11
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Untitled (Earrings display at African Market, Harlem)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Patrice Émery Lumumba, Congolese, 1925 - 1961  Search this
Marcus Garvey, Jamaican, 1887 - 1940  Search this
Carlos Cooks, Dominican American, 1913 - 1966  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 20 × 30 in. (50.8 × 76.2 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1967; printed 2019
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5426cdc5a-be66-4409-920a-71356908b8bf
EDAN-URL:
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Untitled (Charles Peaker Street Speaker, head of ANPM after Carlos Cooks passed away, on 125th street)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Charles Peaker, American  Search this
Carlos Cooks, Dominican American, 1913 - 1966  Search this
African Nationalist Pioneer Movement, American, founded 1941  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1968; printed 2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Business  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f0698073-9598-4140-846f-d61af5424ee2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.13
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Untitled (Sikolo Brathwaite at AJASS studios)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Sikolo Brathwaite, American  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1968; printed 2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Black power  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f652fb48-ed7e-4767-825a-b703cfa8fa73
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.2
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Untitled (Naturally '68 photo shoot in the Apollo Theater featuring Grandassa models and founding AJASS members Kletus Smith, Frank Adu, Bob Gumbs, Elombe Brath and Ernest Baxter)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Kletus Smith, American  Search this
Frank Adu, American, 1937 - 2018  Search this
Robert Gumbs, American  Search this
Elombe Brath, American, 1936 - 2014  Search this
Ernest Baxter, American  Search this
Sikolo Brathwaite, American  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Patrice Émery Lumumba, Congolese, 1925 - 1961  Search this
Marcus Garvey, Jamaican, 1887 - 1940  Search this
Apollo Theater, American, founded 1934  Search this
Christopher Hall, American  Search this
Robert Harris, American, born 1929  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1968; printed 2017
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Art  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Black power  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hair  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58674ede1-ac95-4d51-8b14-73c228966dc8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.3
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Untitled (Wigs Parisian protest)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Helene Nomsa Brath, American  Search this
Wigs Parisian, American  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1963; printed 2018
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Black power  Search this
Business  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hair  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5649d1dc5-368e-457c-991e-8a9534cf054a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.4
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Untitled (Sikolo Brathwaite, Orange Portrait)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Sikolo Brathwaite, American  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1968; printed 2020
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cc464a06-5751-403d-8cf7-68139d226cca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.5
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Untitled (Jimmy Abu on the beach. Riis beach)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Jimmy Abu, American  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1963; printed 2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5924946cd-dcba-4b4d-81af-a0878d1b80c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.6
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Untitled (Jimmy Abu, AJASS member, model, and runway coach, in Elombe Brath and Kwame Brathwaite's apartment. Abu taught the Grandassa models how to properly walk the catwalk, Harlem)

Photograph by:
Kwame Brathwaite, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Jimmy Abu, American  Search this
Patrice Émery Lumumba, Congolese, 1925 - 1961  Search this
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956  Search this
Medium:
pigment on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 × 15 in. (38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1963; printed 2019
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black power  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
Fashion  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.26.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive & Philip Martin Gallery, © Kwame Brathwaite
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Pan Africanism
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1cb5787-b143-4068-ac99-dbf51a39bf6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.26.7
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