Mrs. Lisha Morris, the First Lady of the Lane Tabernacle CME Church, enjoys a laugh during morning services, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005

Image for Mrs. Lisha Morris, the First Lady of the Lane Tabernacle CME Church, enjoys a laugh during morning services, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005
Photograph by
Johnson, Jason Miccolo, American
Subject of
Lane Tabernacle CME Church, American, founded 1898
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Created by
DeGail Morris, Lisha, American
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 19 15/16 x 15 7/8 in. (50.6 x 40.3 cm)
H x W (image): 18 1/2 x 12 5/8 in. (47 x 32.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
2005; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Mrs. Lisha Morris sitting in a church pew and laughing. She is wearing a black dress and hat. Additional people can be seen sitting around her. A plaque on the side of the pew she is sitting in says “Donated By Lewis O. Collins In Memory Of The Sanderson Family.” No inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Photography
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.141.14
Restrictions & Rights
© Jason Miccolo Johnson
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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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