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Photomechanical print of Jackie Robinson on Brooklyn Dodgers opening day in 1947

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Signed by:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 3/16 × 4 in. (18.3 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
photomechanical prints
Place depicted:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 15, 1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2012.172.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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/fd50b948398-3fe0-46d6-970d-8bbf50b171ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.172.18
Online Media:

Time Magazine, Vol. L, No. 12

Published by:
Time Inc., American, founded 1922  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
paper, ink, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 3/16 × 8 1/2 × 1/4 in. (28.4 × 21.6 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
baseball cards
Date:
September 22, 1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.183.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Time Magazine. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
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/fd5efa57682-2c1e-426c-ae36-a8c383ac075a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.183.3
Online Media:

Pinback button of Jackie Robinson with baseball charm and ribbon

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Los Angeles Dodgers, American, founded 1883  Search this
Medium:
ink, metal, plastic and ribbon
Dimensions:
Diameter (Pin Only): 1 1/2 × 1/8 in. (3.8 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (All): 3 1/16 × 1 9/16 × 3/4 in. (7.8 × 4 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.80.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53a146528-b4bd-4f19-9ba8-47a71d25f6f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.80.2
Online Media:

Baseball signed by the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers team

Created by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Signed by:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Roy Campanella, American, 1921 - 1993  Search this
Joe Black, American, 1924 - 2002  Search this
Medium:
cork, rubber, wool, cotton, leather and thread
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (7 x 7 x 7 cm)
Type:
baseballs
Place depicted:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.62.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590a87846-accf-4367-9393-1490c9478689
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.62.2
Online Media:

Jackie Robinson with his wife and son

Photograph by:
Nina Leen, Russian, 1909 - 1995  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Rachel Robinson, American, born 1922  Search this
Jackie Robinson, Jr., American, 1946 - 1971  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.166.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Time Inc. Permission required for use.
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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/fd5957144c0-8863-4c14-b459-187dff275ec9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.166.6
Online Media:

Robinson, Jackie, (Mr.)

Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Container:
Box 297
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Job Number: 52890 1/2
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: R - Rymer
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ee667937-dadc-43e2-a40f-055314ecae34
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref59691

Robinson, Jackie, (Mrs.)

Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Container:
Box 216
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972 August 4
Scope and Contents note:
Job Number: 9829
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: R - Rymer
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8982ecc06-f5bd-4f06-ad24-dc497724eb8a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref59693

Sport Vol. 29 No. 3

Published by:
Sport Magazine, American, 1946 - 2000  Search this
Subject of:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Willie Howard Mays Jr., American, born 1931  Search this
Wilt Chamberlain, American, 1936 - 1999  Search this
San Francisco Giants, American, founded 1958  Search this
Owned by:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
10 7/8 × 8 9/16 × 1/8 in. (27.6 × 21.7 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Date:
1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donald Felder and family
Object number:
2014.205.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Sport Gallery. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd545f6029e-7a8b-404d-8ec5-a6ea66f4eaf0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.205.8
Online Media:

Photographic print of Jackie Robinson and Harry Owens

Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Harry Owens  Search this
Irene Kaufmann Settlement House, 1911 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (21.9 × 16.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
2014.302.36
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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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/fd538705b05-1fc7-4732-ad02-a34eaaae4df6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.302.36
Online Media:

Untitled

Created by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 15/16 x 9 3/4 in. (17.6 x 24.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 9 15/16 in. (20.3 x 25.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.107.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd528f93d08-b09d-4900-96f1-b7e7aac40bc8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.107.15

Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Matty Brescia, Jackie Robinson, Martin's Stadium, Memphis, TN

Created by:
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Ernie Banks, American, born 1931  Search this
Larry Doby, American, 1923 - 2003  Search this
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Matty Brescia, American, born 1910  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Los Angeles Dodgers, American, founded 1883  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.16.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5278d1b33-fd7f-4679-926a-c36e7d598796
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.16.14
Online Media:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with Jackie Robinson on his right, SCLC Convention

Photograph by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  Search this
Created by:
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American  Search this
Subject of:
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Fannie Lou Hamer, American, 1917 - 1977  Search this
Diane Nash, American, born 1938  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 2863pixels × 4593pixels
Type:
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted:
Birmingham, West Midlands County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Monica Karales and the Estate of James Karales
Object number:
2015.129.13
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
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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/fd5b8197cf9-82ca-4f33-83ac-ea955bc6fa0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.129.13

Photograph of Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella with Brooklyn Dodger teammates

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Roy Campanella, American, 1921 - 1993  Search this
Pee Wee Reese, American, 1918 - 1999  Search this
Duke Snider, American, 1926 - 2011  Search this
Preacher Roe, American, 1916 - 2008  Search this
Gilbert "Gil" Ray Hodges, American, 1924 - 1972  Search this
Carl Anthony Furillo, American, 1922 - 1989  Search this
Los Angeles Dodgers, American, founded 1883  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/16 × 14 in. (28.1 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
New York City, Brooklyn County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gifted with pride from Ellen Brooks
Object number:
2014.167.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5fefee423-f2cd-4c3a-b6d3-0d0001d10e68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.167.5
Online Media:

Robinson, Jackie; Brooke, Edward (Senator); and Lawson, Belford

Series Creator:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 34
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Series Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Series 2: Color Photographs
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 2: Color Photographs / 2.1: Clients
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85aec6bb5-3df2-42ea-9df0-805f760fe6ff
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s02-ref744

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
New York Giants, American, founded 1925  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
United Negro College Fund, American, founded 1944  Search this
Adam Clayton Powell Jr., American, 1908 - 1972  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
President Harry S. Truman, American, 1884 - 1972  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Howard University Medical Alumni Association, Inc., American, founded 1871  Search this
Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps, American, founded 1916  Search this
Sovereign Military Order of Malta, founded 1099  Search this
Steven N. Lockett, American  Search this
The Girl Friends, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Simeon Golar, American, 1929 - 2013  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Gordon Parks, American, 1912 - 2006  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Dr. Kenneth Clark, American, 1914 - 2005  Search this
Whitney Moore Young Jr., American, 1921 - 1971  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Association of Broadcasters, American  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Spelman College, American, founded 1881  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Gladys W. Dixon, American, born 1901  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
National Insurance Association, American, founded 1921  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Clara Hale, American, 1905 - 1992  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 3/8 × 3/8 in. (27.5 × 21.2 × 0.9 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Bahamas, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Travel  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  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 Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cfb9effd-68b5-4246-b12a-9179d2fdce82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.7

Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer Oral History Interview

Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Audrey Nell Hamilton, American  Search this
JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer, American  Search this
Interviewed by:
Joseph Mosnier Ph. D.  Search this
Subject of:
Robert Bagner Hayling D.D., American, 1929 - 2015  Search this
F. W. Woolworth Company, American, 1879 - 1997  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 1 hr., 6 min., 20 sec.
Total: 108.45 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Saint Augustine, Saint Johns County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 13, 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number:
2011.174.44.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Civil Rights History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56c5e3a5f-2ffd-4b49-8a0e-94399ee7678c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.44.1ab

Moses Moon Civil Rights Movement Audio Collection

Creator:
McNamara, Norris  Search this
Moon, Moses  Search this
Names:
Freedom Singers  Search this
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990  Search this
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993  Search this
Baez, Joan  Search this
Baker, Ella, 1903-1986  Search this
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975  Search this
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987  Search this
Barry, Marion, 1936-  Search this
Bikel, Theodore  Search this
Carawan, Guy  Search this
Conyers, John, 1929-  Search this
Donaldson, Ivanhoe  Search this
Dylan, Bob, 1941-  Search this
Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding , 1898?-1980  Search this
Forman, James, 1928-2005  Search this
Gregory, Dick  Search this
Guyot, Lawrence, 1939-  Search this
Hamer, Fannie Lou  Search this
Height , Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010  Search this
Horne, Lena  Search this
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968  Search this
Lewis, John  Search this
Moses, Robert  Search this
Moses, Robert Parris  Search this
Odetta, 1930-2008  Search this
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Reagon, Cordell  Search this
Robinson , Amelia Boynton, 1911-2015  Search this
Robinson, Jackie  Search this
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Sherrod, Charles, 1937-  Search this
Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Sound recordings
Date:
1963-1964
Summary:
Recorded by Moses Moon (known at the time as Alan Ribback) and assisted by Norris McNamara during 1963 and 1964, the collection includes audio recordings of interviews with civil rights leaders and participants as well as free-style recordings of mass meetings, voter registration events, and other gatherings organized by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). This collection provides a mostly unfiltered documentation of significant moments in the civil rights movement.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 115 reel to reel audio recordings containing interviews, mass meetings, demonstrations, and conversations concerning the civil rights movement, and in particular the voter registration drives organized by SNCC in Alabama and Mississippi in 1963 and 1964. Mass meetings were recorded in Greenwood, Mississippi; Americus, Georgia; Selma, Alabama; Jackson, Mississippi; Danville, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; Hattiesburg, Mississippi; and Indianola, Mississippi. Major demonstrations recorded include the March on Washington in August of 1963, Freedom Day in Selma, Alabama in October of 1963, and Freedom Day in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in January of 1964. Interviews with SNCC workers include Julian Bond, John Lewis, James Forman, Bruce Gordon, Prathia Hall, Ivanhoe Donaldson, Bob Moses, Avery Williams, Willie Peacock, Bruce Boynton and his mother, as well as dozens of others involved in the movement, who are named in the collection inventory. Many of those interviewed were actively involved in strategizing and carrying out SNCC demonstrations and political actions, and many were victims of death threats, beatings, unlawful arrest, police brutality, and torture and abuse in prison. These interviews contain detailed eyewitness accounts and personal testimony regarding these experiences, as well as personal history and thoughts about the movement, the South, and the future.

It is clear from what we know of the dates and locations of these recordings, as well as from documentation of these events in other sources, that many of these recordings are unique documents of important events in American history, which may also contain the commentary of important political and cultural figures who were involved in the movement. For example, an article by Howard Zinn recounts how an unidentified man recorded James Baldwin on October 7, 1963, Freedom Day in Selma, on the steps of the courthouse. Baldwin was furious at the lack of support from nearby federal agents as state troopers advanced on peaceful demonstrators. One of the tapes dated October 7, 1963, originally labeled "courthouse interviews," appears to be this recoding, although Baldwin is not named. The same article (available in The Howard Zinn Reader) recounts the mass meetings which led up to that demonstration, at which actor Dick Gregory gave a rousing sermon as his wife sat in jail for demonstrating in Selma. The Moses Moon Collection may be the only existing audio recording of that sermon as well as many other sermons and speeches.

Moses Moon changed his name after these recordings were made. He is referred to in the finding aid as Alan Ribback because that name is used on the recordings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in two series.Series 1 is in chronological order to the degree recording dates can be determined, and is based on the locations and dates provided by Moon in his description or gleaned from the recordings themselves and other secondary sources. Series 1 contains 17 groups of recordings.

Moon's original numbers are recorded in the column next to the descriptions. Following the first four Greenwood tapes, which are numbered sequentially, Moon's numbering system took the first two letters of the town in which the recordings were made, a one (1), a decimal, and then a tape number. Numbers preceding the town code refer to the recording day. "N" numbers were later assigned by Moon to the 7" reels only, after the original recordings were made, possibly during editing or when the tapes were made available to the Program in African American Culture.

Series 1, Original Tapes

1. Greenwood, Mississippi; Spring 1963; 4 7" reels

2. Chicago, Illinois; August 9, 12, 1963; 2 5" reels

3. Americus, Georgia; August 17, 1963; 5 5" reels, 1 7" reel

4. Atlanta, Georgia; August 21, 1963; 1 5" reel

5. Washington, D.C.; August 26-28, 1963; 6 5", 8 7" reels

6. Atlanta, Georgia; September 8, 1963; 4 5" reels

7. Selma, Alabama; September 29-October 7, 1963; 11 5" reels, 16 7" reels

8. Gadsden, Alabama; October 23, 1963; 2 5" reels

9. Jackson, Mississippi; Fall/Winter 1963; 11 7" reels

10. Greenwood, Mississippi; c. November 3, 1963; 3 5" reels, 4 7" reels

11. Danville, Virginia; 1963; 6 7" reels

12. Washington, D.C.; soon after November 22, 1963; 6 7" reels

13. Washington, D.C.; late 1963, or possibly during MOW; 10 7" reels

14. Hattiesburg, Mississippi; January 1964; 9 7" reels

15. Indianola, Mississippi; Summer 1964; 2 7" reels

16. Monroe County, Mississippi; August 1, 1964; 4 5" reels

17. Milton, Mississippi; August 16, 1964; 3 5" reels

Series 2, Preservation Masters consists of data DVDs for a portion of the collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Moses Moon was born Alan Ribback in 1928. During the 1950s until 1962, Ribback was the proprietor of the Gate of Horn, Chicago's premier folk music club, which featured performers including Bob Gibson, Odetta, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Jo Mapes, Peter, Paul and Mary, Lenny Bruce, and Shelley Berman. On December 5, 1962, Lenny Bruce was arrested during a performance at the Gate of Horn along with Ribback, George Carlin, and others. As a result of the arrest and Bruce's subsequent conviction for obscenity, the club was closed by the City of Chicago, and Ribback left Chicago with Norris McNamara, an audio technician, to record folk concerts taking place in the South as part of the growing civil rights movement. From the spring of 1963 until the summer of 1964, Ribback and McNamara recorded demonstrations and mass meetings and interviewed civil rights activists, primarily those involved in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Later, Ribback moved to New York and edited his recordings into an album called Movement Soul. Ribback married Delia Moon in 1971, took her last name and changed his first name to Moses. In 1979, Bernice Reagon Johnson, working with the Program on African American Culture at the Smithsonian, contacted Moon and borrowed the recordings of mass meetings for a 1980 program on the voices of the civil rights movement. In the late 1980s, Moon was stricken with a severe case of Guillain-Barre syndrome, which left him paralyzed. Moon donated the entire collection of original recordings shortly before his death in 1993.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

The papers of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee are held by the King Library and Archives in Atlanta, Georgia; archives@thekingcenter.org.
Provenance:
Donated by Moses and Delia Moon in 1995.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Reference copies must be used. Tapes noted in the container list have digital reference copies in the Smithsonian Institution Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but copyright status unknown. Contact Archives Center staff for additional information. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American civil rights workers.  Search this
African American preaching.  Search this
Mississippi Freedom Project  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Voter registration  Search this
African Americans -- Civil rights  Search this
African American student movements.  Search this
Folk music  Search this
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes -- Open reel
Sound recordings
Audiotapes
Citation:
Moses Moon Civil Rights Movement Audio Collection, 1963-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0556
See more items in:
Moses Moon Civil Rights Movement Audio Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f8d8405e-ab8d-486c-96c7-58c33804c206
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0556

Robinson, Jackie

Series Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Container:
Box 53, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Series Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs / 1.1: Clients Black and White Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88bed8be3-dcc8-4576-ae49-a0a31c48488a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s01-ref5806

Robinson, Jackie

Series Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Container:
Box 97, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Series Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs / 1.1: Clients Black and White Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81a36a963-f96b-42ae-a232-d94f1bccd67c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s01-ref5807

Robinson, Jackie

Series Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Container:
Box 82, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Series Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 1: Black and White Photographs / 1.1: Clients Black and White Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86cec5eb2-1c00-4460-a3c6-eef317d68d38
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s01-ref5808

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