Photograph of Rev. John B. Randolph and a church event program

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4 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Rev. Randolph, John B.
Created by
Unidentified
Medium
.1: silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on card mount
.2: ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (.1): 6 1/16 × 4 3/8 in. (15.4 × 11.1 cm)
H x W (.2 closed): 8 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (21.6 × 14 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
programs
Place used
Haddonfield, Camden County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
1925
Description
This photograph (.1) and program (.2) featuring the same photograph depict Rev. John B. Randolph and the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Haddonfield, New Jersey. The photograph shows Randolph standing in front of a studio backdrop of a column and flowers. He wears a dark-colored three-piece suit, a dark bowtie, a pocket watch, and holds a key in his right hand. His right arm is bent at the elbow and he stands with his body turned to the left but his face directly at the camera. On the reverse a handwritten inscription erroneously identifies him as Rev. Theodore O. Randolph.
The program (.2) features a print of the same photograph at the center front with text above and below, including his correct name identified in type below the photograph. The interior pages of the program contain the schedule of events for October 25, 1925, celebrating the remodeling of the church. A print of a drawing of the church on the back page indicates a "new cornice" and a "future spire." The program is printed all in black, and is formed from a single sheet of paper folded in half vertically to make four pages.
Topic
African American
Architecture
Photography
Religion
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.102.20.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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