Voter Registration at a Kitchen Table, Mississippi

Image for Voter Registration at a Kitchen Table, Mississippi
Created by
Moore, Charles, American, 1931 - 2010
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (21.6 x 32.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1963-1964; printed 2008
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the interior of a house. There are two African American women at a kitchen table. One woman is sitting while the other is leaning over to read something on the table. There is a thin table cloth on the table along with some books and bowls. There is a refrigerator and a cupboard visible behind the women as well as an open door leading into another room. There is sunlight streaming into the room from a window to the left of the women. The print is signed [Charles Moore] on the back in pencil.
Topic
African American
Domestic life
Photography
Politics (Practical)
Suffrage
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.49.10
Restrictions & Rights
© Charles Moore
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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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