Group portrait of a young women's basketball team

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Group portrait of a young women's basketball team

Created by
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
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
1948 - 1970s
Object number
2012.137.3.38
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Topic
African American
Athletes
Basketball
Education
Photography
Sports
Record ID
nmaahc_2012.137.3.38
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59e84d456-7b3b-42ef-980a-39c53eb6ff87