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Group portrait of a young women's basketball team

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Date
1948 - 1970s
Object number
2012.137.3.38
Description
A black-and-white photograph of eleven members of a women's basketball team standing in front of a curtain. The tallest woman stands in the middle, with the individuals being shorter as they stand further from the center. They wear light sweaters with dark lapels, shorts, and sneakers. A single basketball sits at their feet.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Created by
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Topic
African American
Athletes
Basketball
Education
Photography
Sports
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59e84d456-7b3b-42ef-980a-39c53eb6ff87
Record ID
nmaahc_2012.137.3.38

Group portrait of a young women's basketball team

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