Thomas Fletcher playing Charles "CJ" Griffin

Image for Thomas Fletcher playing Charles
Photograph by
Fleming, Peggy, American
Printed by
Steele, James, American
Subject of
Fletcher, Thomas, Cuban, born 1933
Johnson, Charles, American
Harmon, Ray, American, born 1949
Weaver, Mike, Jamaican, born 1971
Simuel, Tony, American, born 1950
Griffin, Oliver, American, born 1934
Capital Pool Checkers Club, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
black-and-white photographs
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 29, 2008; printed 2012
Description
Black-and-white photograph of four men seated at a table playing two games of checkers. Two men are standing behind them. Each of the standing men is watching a checker game. Thomas Fletcher and Charles "CJ" Griffin are playing checkers in the foreground. Ray Harmon, Mike Weaver, Tony Simuel, Oliver Griffin are also pictured. The print is inscribed on the back.
Topic
African American
Local and regional
Men
Photography
Recreation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peggy Fleming
Object number
2012.41.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Peggy Fleming
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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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