Portrait of three young men sitting on a porch swing

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2 images
Created by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Burns, Douglas, American, born 1941
Sayles, Charles Henry, American, 1939 - 2005
Neal, Alfred A., American, 1938 - 2006
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on acetate film
Dimensions
H x W: 5 x 4 in (12.7 x 10.2 cm)
Type
negatives
portraits
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Date
1958
Description
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of three young men, dressed in tuxedos and sitting on a large swing. The two on the right wear white jackets and all have their legs crossed.
Topic
African American
American South
Children
Communities
Photography
Segregation
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2007.1.69.21.78.B
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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