Collage of photographs of the Alpha Phi Alpha "Sphinx Club" fraternity

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2 images
Created by
Addison Scurlock, American, 1883 - 1964
Subject of
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906
Howard University, American, founded 1867
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/4 x 10 in. (21 x 25.4 cm)
Type
black-and-white photographs
portraits
Place captured
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1923
Description
A collage of photographs of young men in Howard's Sphinx Club. There are fifteen images arrayed around the head of the Sphinx and a label stating: [Sphinx Club Howard University].
Topic
African American
Education
Fraternities
Local and regional
Men
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.54.7
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture