The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Photograph of dancing at the 45th Street bar for slaugherhouse workers

Image for The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled
Created by
Miller, Wayne F., American, 1918 - 2013
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 11 9/16 x 10 3/8 in. (29.4 x 26.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
1946-1948
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a seated man in a hat who leans back in his chair and turns to his right toward a woman wearing a plaid skirt who dances behind him. Another woman appears in the background.
Topic
African American
Photography
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.24.18
Restrictions & Rights
© Magnum Photos
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
The Way of Life of the Northern Negro
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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