Photographic print of men and women in front of Vernon AME Church, Tulsa

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 × 10 in. (17.8 × 25.4 cm)
Type
photographs
portraits
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1919
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a group of fifty (50) women, men and children standing in front of a church, possibly Vernon Chapel AME Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Everyone is standing except for six (6) people in the front row. Most of the group members are adults, but there are some children. The church has light-colored, thin, slat-wood siding. At the proper left and proper right of the photograph are two (2) sets of double doors with windows above. The doors at the left are closed and the doors at the right are open. In between the sets of doors is a large, decorative window. Handwritten in blue ink above the head of one of the women is an [x] mark.
Topic
African American
American South
American West
Communities
Religion
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number
2014.75.40
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
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture