Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama

  • Image for Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama
  • Image for Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama
  • Image for Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama
  • Image for Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama
4 images
Created by
Strohmeyer & Wyman, American, unknown-1901
Published by
Underwood & Underwood, American, 1881 - 1940s
Subject of
Washington, Booker T., American, 1856 - 1915
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881
Medium
albumen, sodium chloride and silver nitrate on photographic paper and cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 x 7 in. (8.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type
stereographs
portraits
Date
1899
Description
A stereograph produced by Underwood & Underwood, dated 1899, of an outdoor scene titled: "Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama"/ Copyright 1899 by Strohmeyer & Wyman", below the image. The stereograph is rectangular in shape with two identical albumen photographs that are square-shaped with a curved top edge attached to a piece of cardboard. Both images feature Booker T. Washington standing in a dirt paved street with his right hand in his vest breast pocket. The left edge of the stereograph contains the following textual information: " Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers/ New York, N.Y." while the right side contains the following textual information: "Underwood & Underwood, Publishers/ New York, London, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Kansas".
Topic
African American
American South
Education
Photography
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.155.205
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture