Indoor portrait of young couple at Coleman High School prom

Photograph by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Date
ca. 1960
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions
H x W: 5 x 4 in (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Description
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a couple dancing in the interior of a gym. The young woman wears a long, formal gown with a tiara. The young man wears a formal suit. They are surrounded by other dancing couples in formal wear.
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
negatives
portraits
Topic
American South
Children
Communities
Photography
Segregation
Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2007.1.69.21.76.A
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f683d75d-6a03-4457-89ac-ea6f3ac8e12c
2 image(s)