Jacks Memory Chapel

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2 images
Created by
Subject of
Jack's Memory Chapel, American, founded 1948
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
H x W: 2 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (7 × 11.7 cm)
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1948
A black-and-white photograph of Jack's Memory Chapel, located at 639 E. Marshall Place in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The business is in a front-gabled house that has one story in the front and two or more stories in the back. The building has brick porch posts, light-colored wood siding, and a screened-in porch with a porch swing. The house number [639] is visible above the mailbox at the proper-left side of the photograph. At the center of the photograph, below the house's gable, is a neon sign [JACK'S MEMORY CHAPEL]. The photograph has a white border around the image with scalloped edges on all sides.
African American
American South
American West
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Media Arts-Photography
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

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