Photograph of a group at Paul R. Williams tribute event

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3 images
Photograph by
Hoover, Thelner B., American, 1904 - 1987
Subject of
Williams, Harold Louis, American, 1924 - 2015
Williams, Paul R., American, 1894 - 1980
Proby, Vincent J., American, 1928 - 1987
LaConta, John Robert, American, 1940 - 2012
Jenkins, Carey K., American, died 1987
Kennard, Robert A., American, 1920 - 1995
Unidentified Man or Men
Owned by
Williams, Harold Louis, American, 1924 - 2015
Medium
photographi (a): silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
note (b): ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet (a)): 8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.5 × 25.2 cm)
H x W (Image (a)): 7 5/8 × 9 9/16 in. (19.4 × 24.3 cm)
H x W (b): 7 1/8 × 5 15/16 in. (18.1 × 15.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
notes
Place printed
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1973
Description
Black-and-white photograph (a) of a group at a dinner in honor of Paul R. Williams with an identifying note (b). Nine (9) men are pictured in formal wear. Five (5) men are seated in the front row, with Carey Jenkins on the left next to Harold Williams and Paul R. Williams in the center. Vincent Proby is sitting on the right side. Four (4) men are standing in the background with John LaConta and Robert Kennard on the left side. There are inscriptions and a photographer’s stamp on the reverse. There is a handwritten note associated with the photograph. The lined paper has the date of the tribute dinner for Paul R. Williams and lists the names of the men in the image. The reverse is blank.
Topic
African American
Architecture
Communities
Photography
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Betty Smith Williams in memory of Harold Louis Williams
Object number
TA2017.53.4.1.16.2ab
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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