Photographic print of damaged Jackson Funeral Home ambulance

Image for Photographic print of damaged Jackson Funeral Home ambulance
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Berry's Service Station, American, active 1920s
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (8.3 × 12.4 cm)
Type
photographs
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date
1920-1925
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the Jackson Funeral Home ambulance. The vehicle is parked in front of a two-story brick building, facing to the right. The ambulance is light colored, has two (2) doors and a hatch back, and has a spare tire attached above its front right fender. The vehicle is damaged, with a dented right door and running board, cracked and broken front and side windows, and a scuffed rear hubcap. On the side of the ambulance is painted [EMERGENCY AMBULANCE JACKSON]. In the background of the photograph, on proper left, the signs on the brick building read [BERRY'S/ SERVICE STATION] [WASHING/ STORAGE/ GREASING]. The image is surrounded by a printed, decorative border with the word [ELKO] in each corner.
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
2014.75.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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

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