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

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2 images
Created by
Scurlock, Addison N., 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
Restrictions & 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