Carte-de-visite of Charles Sumner in full length seated profile. Sumner is pictured with his left profile facing the camera. His hands are resting in his lap and his left leg is crossed over his right leg at the knee. He is wearing a light colored vest and trousers with a white shirt, dark tie, and dark jacket. Spats peak out below his pant legs, partially covering his dark colored low-heeled shoes. His hair is moderately long and he has long sideburns. Sumner is seated in a carved armchair with an upholstered seat with a round wooden side table behind him. A stack of books, some loose papers, and possibly an inkstand are placed on the table. The floor of the room is covered in a geometric patterned carpet. There is a double-lined border printed in gold ink surrounding the outside edges of the card mount.
Printed on the back of the photograph is E. and H.T. Anthony's mark.
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print. Handwritten in graphite in the bottom of the printed frame of the window on the album page is the text "Charles Sumner". Handwritten in the lower left corner of the album page in graphite is the name "E ANTHONY-BRADY".
Smash Jim Crow - New 3rd Party Headquarters, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, 1948
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 112.
A black-and-white photograph of a meeting outside the offices of the American Labor Party. Men and women stand and talk to each other or look towards the camera. The office marquee loudly supports the Progressive Party ticket of Henry Wallace and Glen Taylor. It also lists endorsed candidates for the positions of state senate, city court, assembly, and the county court.
A black-and-white photograph of a Black Panther Party office in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, as seen from across an abandoned lot. Across the street from the bulldozed lot, cars are parked in front of a 4-story building with a sign that reads [BLACK PANTHER PARTY/ WE SERVE THE PEOPLE]. The foreground of the photograph shows the debris that has been left behind after a building was torn down in this location.
This black and white photograph depicts Malcolm X standing next to Kenneth Kaunda. Malcolm X wears a double breasted, dark colored trench coat and dark fedora. On his right, Kenneth Kaunda wears a light over coat with a shirt and dark tie. Both men gaze directly at the viewer. The back of the photograph has an identifying inscription and a Lloyd Yearwood label.
This color photograph shows a young man in a red jacket and pants, standing in front of a brick wall with signs on it in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York in 1981. Two of the green signs are titled: [Reaganism: Black Genocide]. They advertise African Liberation Day 1982 and contain three black and white images. Additional text reads: [We want self-determination and equal rights for black people from the U.S. to South Africa. We have no recourse but to take our struggle to the world’s people. March to the United Nations May 22nd. Meet 11 am at 125th St. & 2nd Ave. March 1 pm to UN Plaza]. The sign on the bottom advertises a boxing match and reads: The Leonard-Hearns Showdown. The back of the photograph is inscribed with the title and photographer Jamel Shabazz’s signature.
This black and white photograph depicts Kenneth Kaunda at a podium. Wearing a light colored suit and a dark tie, he stands with his hands in his pockets as he addresses a large crowd that surrounds him. He stands between an American flag and an unidentifiable flag. In the background is a street scene with shops, including one whose name can be partially read “...History/..Outlet/ ...Hundred Million/ Colored People." The back of the photograph has an identifying inscription and a Lloyd Yearwood stamp.