Liberty House Rep. Fay Bellamy Powell - LA Trade Show

Image for Liberty House Rep. Fay Bellamy Powell - LA Trade Show
Photograph by
Dr. Derby, Doris, American
Subject of
Bellamy Powell, Fay D., American, 1938 - 2013
Liberty House, American, 1965 - 1974
Poor People's Corporation, American, 1965 - 1974
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4608 pixels × 6912 pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1970
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.
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
2014.23.12.6
Restrictions & Rights
© Doris A. Derby
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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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