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
Date
1950s
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)
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.
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Athletes
Education
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)
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
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d120170e-750f-4447-8bcc-78fb249241ab