Photograph of students at St. Augustine High School

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2 images
Photograph by
Rev. Hall, Charles, American, 1930 - 1967
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
St. Augustine High School, founded 1951
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
1961
Description
This black and white photograph depicts a sodalist with a crucifix at St. Augustine High School. The young boy on the extreme left, wearing a checkered sweater over a collared shirt, holds a crucifix in his right hand. Opposite him, a young man, wearing a long robe over a shirt and tie, extends his left hand to receive the crucifix. The figures, turned three-quarters away from the camera, are standing in front of a class of seated young boys. One boy is holding up a book with the title "The Baltimore Catechism." The group is in a room with pendant light fixtures and two windows. In the photographs margins is text "N.O. La St. Augustine H.S. 1961 sodalists CCD." On the verso is a stamp that reads "Josephite Harvest, photo by ______." The blank is filled in with a handwritten name "Rev. Charles Hall, SSJ." Below is a hand written note in red ink "Sodalists of St. Augustine's H.S. in New Orleans/ "Renewal" Jan 1962 issue JH." At the photograph's edges are "1A58D15" and "1A58D15A."
Topic
African American
Communities
Education
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of St. Augustine High School, New Orleans, LA
Object number
2014.47.4
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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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