The Undertaker

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2 images
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
S.M. Jackson, American, 1894 - 1975
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 4 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.8 × 6.4 cm)
Type
photographs
portraits
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1920
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Samuel Malone Jackson, Sr., as a young man, standing next to a dark-colored, 4-door automobile. Jackson is wearing a dark-colored suit, light-colored shirt and a bowtie. His left foot rests on the running board of the car, and he leans slightly to the left, his left arm raised to hold onto the automobile out of frame. In his right hand he is holding a dark-colored, brimmed hat. He is looking straight at the camera. There are handwritten inscriptions on the verso.
Topic
African American
American South
American West
Business
Communities
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number
2014.75.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture