Scrapbook page about the Wiley College Debate Team

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Created by
Wells, Henrietta Bell, American, 1912 - 2008
Subject of
Wiley College, American, founded 1873
Hines, J Edward, American
Sutton, Cora Mary, American
Heights, Henry, American
Medium
ink, silver and gelatin on photographic paper and organic material on paper with adhesive
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 6 1/2 in. (27.9 × 16.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
scrapbooks
Place depicted
Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date
1929-1930
Description
An original page from Henrietta Bell Wells scrapbook from her time on the Debate team at Wiley College. The original scrapbook page is a piece of paper with photographs adhered to one side and dried flowers on the other side. The photograph side has six photographs, each captioned in black ink handwriting, on the sides or below the image. There are four black-and-white rectangular portrait photographs and two cut sepia photographs. The other side has two dried flowers with captions in black ink handwriting. The page is heavily torn along all of the edges and corners of page.
Topic
African American
Education
Oratory
Photography
Sororities
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Edward L. Cox
Object number
2015.43.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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