The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Image for The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled
Created by
Miller, Wayne F., American, 1918 - 2013
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
1946-1948
Description
A black-and-white photograph of two African American girls seated at a table with their hands together in prayer, and at the right side of the image the hands of a standing nun are also together in prayer. In the background another three African American children are sitting and praying.
Topic
African American
Children
Photography
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.24.32
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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