Photographic print of Maxine Sullivan and her children

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Sullivan, Maxine, American, 1911 - 1987
Morris, Paula Williams, American, born 1945
Williams, Orville L.
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 × 3 1/16 in. (7.6 × 7.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (8.9 × 8.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
ca. 1955
Description
A black and white photograph of Maxine Sullivan and her children, Paula and Orville Williams. The three are standing outside a building in a yard. A wooden pole structure is behind them. The back of the photograph is blank.
Topic
African American
Children
Families
Jazz (Music)
Motherhood
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.29.131
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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