Colorized photo of Mae Reeves & her son Sonny

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3 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Mincey, William Jr., American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 x 6 1/4 in. (20.3 x 15.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type
photographs
portraits
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1965
Description
Colorized photo of Mae Reeves and likely her son, William "Sonny" Mincey Jr. wearing an Army Sergeant's dress uniform. Mae wears a white dress with silk bodice and large floral decorations on the skirt. She also wears a dark cloth on her forearm and hand.
Topic
African American
Families
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number
2010.6.207
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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