Una Sewing Co-op - Black Dolls B

Image for 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
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 1280 pixels × 875 pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured
Una, Clay County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
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.
Topic
African American
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
See more items in
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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