Photograph of Southwest Regional Conference of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913
Wells, Henrietta Bell, American, 1912 - 2008
Hemmings, Myra, American, 1895 - 1968
Davis, Mary Lou
Date
1933
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 6 × 8 1/2 in. (15.2 × 21.6 cm)
Description
A scan of a sepia print of a group picture of ladies on the exterior steps of a stone building. The sepia print itself is 5h x 7w on the scan. The print depicts 13 women in two rows (7 in bottom row, 6 in top row), all wearing hats and winter coats. Some of the women are holding books and folders. There are handwritten notes on the original print, and are seen on the scan, in black ink, identifying some of the women's names, with text in the footer, reading: [...Regional Conference - Austin (1933) / ..Lou Daniel, Regional Director. Henrietta Bell Sec'. - Tres...]. Nothing on back of print. There is an associated photocopy (11 x 8 1/2") with a handwritten note vertically down the right side, reading [Southwest Regional Conference. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, inc. 1933 / Myra Hemings, Founder - Former AKA President - last Pres. Delta Sigma Theta / Mary Lou Regional Director / Henrietta Wells Secy - Tres. Southeast Region - Delegate from Alpha Theata- / Wiley College].
Place depicted
Austin, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Topic
Education
Sororities
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Edward L. Cox
Object number
2015.43.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5db6128ce-3e01-4f09-beda-3e527ce97e6c
2 image(s)