Photographic print of Gold Star mother Mrs. Ulysses Williams

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2 images
Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Mrs. Williams, Ulysses, American
American Gold Star Mothers, Inc., American, founded 1928
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (image): 9 × 11 1/2 in. (22.9 × 29.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1945
Description
A black and white photograph of Mrs. Ulysses Williams sitting in an interior domestic space. She is positioned so that her face and body faces slightly to the right. There is a window to the right of Mrs. Williams with its shade lowered to the halfway point; a radiator is positioned below the window. In the background is a cabinet and to the left of the Mrs. Williams is a polished table top. Below the image in the bottom right corner is a handwritten line of text which reads [786]. The back of the photograph is blank.
Topic
African American
Associations and institutions
Families
Military
Motherhood
Photography
Women
World War II
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.73
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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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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