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The ushers of a negro church have their photograph taken to be sold in order to raise money for the church. Durham, North Carolina. May 1940.

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Title
The ushers of a negro church have their photograph taken to be sold in order to raise money for the church. Durham, North Carolina. May 1940.
Additional title: [Ushers of an African American church standing on church steps and getting ready to pose for a photographer, Durham, North Carolina, May 1940.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Delano, Jack (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection.

North Carolina.

Jack Delano.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940-05
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
North Carolina
African Americans
African American churches
Church buildings
Durham (N.C.)
Church ushers
Posing
African American photographers
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative #: 40578-D; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-D49
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e01036b0-c612-012f-53cf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The ushers of a negro church have their photograph taken to be sold in order to raise money for the church. Durham, North Carolina. May 1940." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f911-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The ushers of a negro church have their photograph taken to be sold in order to raise money for the church. Durham, North Carolina. May 1940." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f911-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1940). The ushers of a negro church have their photograph taken to be sold in order to raise money for the church. Durham, North Carolina. May 1940. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f911-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The ushers of a negro church have their photograph taken to be sold in order to raise money for the church. Durham, North Carolina. May 1940.