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Star pupil, 82 years old, reading her lesson in adult class, Gee's Bend, Alabama, May 1939.

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Title
Star pupil, 82 years old, reading her lesson in adult class, Gee's Bend, Alabama, May 1939.
Additional title: [82-year-old African American woman reading her lesson in adult class, Gee's Bend, Alabama, May 1939.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Wolcott, Marion Post (1910-1990) (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection

Alabama.

Marion Post Wolcott.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939-05
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Alabama
Classrooms
Reading
African American women
African American girls
Older people -- Education
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative #: 51531-D
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8156d3b0-c612-012f-1cac-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Star pupil, 82 years old, reading her lesson in adult class, Gee's Bend, Alabama, May 1939." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8a7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Star pupil, 82 years old, reading her lesson in adult class, Gee's Bend, Alabama, May 1939." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8a7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939). Star pupil, 82 years old, reading her lesson in adult class, Gee's Bend, Alabama, May 1939. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8a7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Star pupil, 82 years old, reading her lesson in adult class, Gee's Bend, Alabama, May 1939.