Photograph of June Jordan

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2 images
Photograph by
Yearwood, Lloyd W., American, 1925 - 2011
Subject of
Jordan, June, American, 1936 - 2002
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image) = 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in (24.1 x 19.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet) = 10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place made
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1970
Description
A black and white photograph of poet June Jordan. Jordan sits in a chair with her proper left arm resting against her cheek. An unidentified person sits with their back towards the camera. The back of the photograph has an inscription identifying the photograph’s subject.
Topic
African American
Activism
Feminism
Photography
Poetry
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.150.8.37
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of Lloyd W. Yearwood
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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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