Una Sewing Co-op - Black Dolls A

Photograph by
Dr. Derby, Doris, American
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Liberty House, American, 1965 - 1974
Poor People's Corporation, American, 1965 - 1974
Date
1968
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 1144 pixels × 1107 pixels, 0.63 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 of a woman's hands sewing a black doll. She is holding the head of the doll in her PL hand, and is pulling a piece of yarn attached to the doll with her right hand. The yarn is looped around her right hand. She has a angular ring on her PL hand ring finger and a braided bracelet on her PL hand. The background is not focused.
Place captured
Una, Clay County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
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
2014.23.12.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Doris A. Derby
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c19e1610-bf32-4793-9078-9758a37e1e66