Una Sewing Co-op - Black Dolls B

Photograph by
Dr. Derby, Doris, American
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Poor People's Corporation, American, 1965 - 1974
Liberty House, American, 1965 - 1974
Date
1968
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 1280 pixels × 875 pixels, 0.61 MB
Description
A black-and-white image of a member of the Una Sewing Co-op making a doll. The image is in portrait orientation and depicts a close-up shot of a woman (her PL side) cutting a piece of fabric. The woman's hair is wrapped, and she is wearing a white sweater with her sleeves pushed up and a checkered dress underneath. She has a thin watch on her PL wrist. There is a black Singer (R) sewing machine in the background.
Place captured
Una, Clay County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
American South
Business
Civil rights
Labor
Poverty
Resistance
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.23.12.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Doris A. Derby
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5061627d0-06e3-4b90-acb6-dd379ce130f5