New Orleans • USA

Image for New Orleans • USA
Created by
Freed, Leonard, American, 1929 - 2006
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 1/4 x 15 in. (26 x 38.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
1965
Caption
Louisiana
PO-BOY (poor boy) originally the name for a sandwich the poorer working people bought for lunch, a lot of food for little money. 'I am the PO-BOY,' said the owner of the fruit stand.
Leonard Freed, Black in White America (New York: Grossman Publishers, 1969), 53.
Description
Silver gelatin photograh featuring an image of man wearing a hat with folded arms shown in front of Po-Boy Fruit Stand sign.
Topic
African American
Foodways
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brigitte Freed in memory of Leonard Freed
Object number
2009.36.4
Restrictions & Rights
© Leonard Freed/Magnum
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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