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Augusta Savage (center) at the presentation of her bust of author and activist James Weldon Johnson

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Title
Augusta Savage (center) at the presentation of her bust of author and activist James Weldon Johnson
Collection

Portrait collection

Augusta Savage portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Portrait Collection
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Savage, Augusta
Topics
African American women artists
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962
African American sculptors
Rose, Ernestine, 1880-1961
Hubert, Roberta Bosley
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 -- Statues
African American women civic leaders -- New York (State) -- New York
Busts
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Notes
Additional physical form: Copy negative no. SC-CN-89-0006
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 20 x 23 cm ; black and white
Original print bears cropping and retouching marks on recto.
Description
Augusta Savage (center) at the presentation of her bust of author and activist James Weldon Johnson, with Ernestine Rose (left), Branch Librarian of the 135th Street Branch, New York Public Library, and Roberta Bosley Hubert (right), founder of the James Weldon Johnson Literary Guild, 1939
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16819138
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG087000397-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11527558
Barcode: 33433077490856
Photo Order: 58980
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c2bf8670-10d1-0136-984c-00490cb2fb95
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Augusta Savage (center) at the presentation of her bust of author and activist James Weldon Johnson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53fe33f0-10d9-0136-63be-0db17da3fac0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Augusta Savage (center) at the presentation of her bust of author and activist James Weldon Johnson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53fe33f0-10d9-0136-63be-0db17da3fac0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939). Augusta Savage (center) at the presentation of her bust of author and activist James Weldon Johnson Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53fe33f0-10d9-0136-63be-0db17da3fac0

Wikipedia Citation

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Augusta Savage (center) at the presentation of her bust of author and activist James Weldon Johnson