Photograph by
Dr. Derby, Doris, American, 1939 - 2022
Subject of
Bellamy Powell, Fay D., American, 1938 - 2013
Liberty House, American, 1965 - 1974
Poor People's Corporation, American, 1965 - 1974
Date
1970
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4608 pixels × 6912 pixels, 11.26 MB
Description
A black-and-white image of Liberty House Rep. Fay Bellamy Powell at a Los Angeles Trade Show. The image is in landscape orientation and depicts a woman wearing a tan suit (jacket and bell bottom pants) standing in the aisle of a booth. A sign in background of booth to the left is white with black and white type, reading [spenco / MEDICAL CORP. / "INNOVATIONS IN / SPORTS & MEDICINE]. The tables are covered with black cloth, and there are various types of textiles laid out on them, a hanging art piece with a sun and crab on the front of the left table, hanging on the side. There is also various shirts and bags hanging on the backdrop for the booth, a chair in the middle of the aisle, and two signs on white paper in the background to the right of the booth, top one is typed and [LIBERTY HOUSE] is legible, and the bottom one appears handwritten. There are two more folding chairs underneath the handwritten sign.
Place captured
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
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
2014.23.12.6
Restrictions & Rights
© Doris A. Derby
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d09d6ce0-d7c8-42fc-8208-d1ab6dd53876

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