Indoor portrait of J.H. White at his desk

Image for Indoor portrait of J.H. White at his desk
Created by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Dr. White, James Herbert
Mississippi Valley State University, American, founded 1950
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Place collected
Leflore County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1950 - 1971
Description
A black-and-white photograph of J.H. White sitting at his desk. He is wearing glasses, a light suit, zig-zag patterned tie, a watch on his left hand and a ring on each hand. He is holding a pen upright over a stack of papers on the desk. The name plate on his desk reads "J.H.White/President" and there are numerous pictures scattered on top. Behind him is a coat rack with a clothes hander and a brimmed hat hanging with a striped curtain to the left.
Topic
African American
Education
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number
2012.137.6.38
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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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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