Fletcher Clark playing Gabe Curtis Brothers

Image for Fletcher Clark playing Gabe Curtis Brothers
Photograph by
Fleming, Peggy, American
Printed by
Steele, James, American
Subject of
Clark, Fletcher, American, born 1929
Brothers, Gabe Curtis, American, born 1952
Fletcher, Thomas, Cuban, born 1933
Johnson, Charles, American
Owens, Freddie, American, born 1942
Williams, John A. III, American, 1941 - 2010
Curtis, John, American, born 1940
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
June 20, 2009; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a checkers game between Fletcher Clark, who is wearing the Obama baseball cap, and Gabe Curtis Brothers. Thomas Fletcher is on the far left, Charles Griffin is sitting below the wall of photographs, watching. Freddie Owens is also on the side, watching. John Williams is facing the camera, underneath the clock. John Curtis is on the far right, facing the camera. 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
2012.41.42
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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