Photograph of schoolchildren and teachers

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Falkener, Waldo Carroll Sr., American, 1902 - 1992
Unidentified Child or Children
Caldwell, Sylvanus Peeler, American, 1903 - 1920
Banks, Maurice, American, born 1902
McNair, Cecil T., American, 1904 - 1981
Vincent, John, American, born ca. 1902
Martin, Cora, American
Wilson, Willie, American, born ca. 1901
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 9/16 × 5 5/8 × 1/16 in. (9 × 14.3 × 0.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1913
Description
A black and white photograph of school children and a teacher, posing in five rows, in front of a buildingl. Several children are identified in the photograph with the names and arrows inscribed in black ink: [Sylvanius Caldaverr / Maurice Banks / Itsy[...?] / Cora Martin / Waldo Faulkener [sic] / Willie Wilson / Cecil McNair / John Vincent / Cora Martin]. Waldo C. Falkener is seated in the first row, front, center. Most of the girls are wearing white dresses, while the boys are wearing jackets and ties. A handwritten note on the back in black ink identifies the subjects and location.
Topic
African American
Children
Education
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Object number
2014.94.8
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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