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Portrait of a Mississippi Vocational College cheerleader

Image for Portrait of a Mississippi Vocational College cheerleader
Created by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Mississippi Valley State University, American, founded 1950
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/16 × 9 7/8 in. (20.5 × 25.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1950s
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a female cheerleader from Mississippi Vocational College. She is wearing an "MVC" baseball hat with the same spelled out on the front, an "MVC" light sweater with the same spelled out on front and a dark skirt. She is kneeling down on a field with her left hand around a megaphone and her right pointed to her hat. Behind her is a water tower in the distance and a building.
Topic
African American
Education
Photography
Sports
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number
2012.137.14.24
Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture