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Portrait of the Younger family, relatives of Solomon G. Brown.

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-098, Solomon G. Brown Papers
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Solomon G. Brown Papers
Solomon G. Brown Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-098-refidd1e202

Lobby card for A Raisin in the Sun

Created by:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Subject of:
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Claudia McNeil, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Diana Sands, American, 1934 - 1973  Search this
Stephen Perry, American, born 1952  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/4 × 12 15/16 in. (24.8 × 32.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 1/16 in. (28 × 35.7 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.134.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1961 Columbia Pictures Corporation. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd524fdb6aa-0be8-4627-83b7-4b06ef60b194
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.134.4
Online Media:

Solomon G. Brown Papers

Extent:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Digital images
Color photographs
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1888 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of digital copies of a scrapbook of Solomon Brown's family genealogy, as compiled by Ms. Clara Ellis Bailey Payne. The scrapbook includes copies of poems written by Solomon G. Brown, photographs, lists of family trees, and copies of death certificates. The accession also includes a portrait of the Younger family, relatives of Solomon G. Brown; and a poem written by Solomon G. Brown in memoriam of his niece, Mrs. Alevia A. Smith (nee Younger), following her death on January 13, 1888.
Historical Note:
Solomon G. Brown (1829?-1906) was the first African American employee at the Smithsonian Institution, serving for fifty-four years from 1852 to 1906. During his time at the Smithsonian, he held many titles and performed many duties in service to the Institution. He served under the first three Smithsonian Secretaries, Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, and Samuel P. Langley. He also served his community in Anacostia, a part of Washington, D.C,, and was a prominent advocate of African American progress.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Digital images
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-098, Solomon G. Brown Papers
Identifier:
Accession 15-098
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Solomon G. Brown Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-098

Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Royale Theatre, American, founded 1927  Search this
Subject of:
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Sean Combs, American, born 1969  Search this
Audra McDonald, American, born 1970  Search this
Phylicia Rashad, American, born 1948  Search this
Sanaa Lathan, American, born 1971  Search this
David Aaron Baker, American, born 1963  Search this
Laurence Ballard, American  Search this
Teagle F. Bougere  Search this
Frank Harts, American, born 1979  Search this
Billy Eugene Jones  Search this
Kenneth Alexander Mitchell, Canadian, born 1974  Search this
Bill Nunn, American, 1952 - 2016  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Tragedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.85
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57203016c-cd70-42aa-951d-4ea58e167511
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.85
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California, Texas and Florida Emerge as COVID-19 Hotspots

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 16 Jul 2020 15:29:24 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_d4bca09278627504cf23255fb111c14e

Experience 1930s Europe Through the Words of Two African American Women

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 02 Mar 2020 17:55:08 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_4fe6befd4454ba6e1d316a910abe4e53

In Japan, Autumn Means a Parade of (Not-at-All-Creepy) Robot Puppets

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_9b0677fd6ae88252261c9de7f7e2b63a

Explore Louisiana's Most Stunning State Parks

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:22:55 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_c103f398826ae7b89260e0b1ecc28000

Home Sweet Housing: Creating a Unique Enclosure for a Historic Photograph

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Archive  Search this
See more posts:
The Bigger Picture | Smithsonian Institution Archives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_377156624c085399909de9f4aa334434

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