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Title
Illustration of Virginia Girvin
Collection

Virginia Girvin collection

Printed matter

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-03-16
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 639
Topics
Girvin, Virginia
African American models
African Americans in mass media
African American women household employees in art
Genres
Illustrations
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 33 x 21 cm (folded), 33 x 30 (unfolded) ; color
Description
Illustration of model Virginia Girvin (standing at left) as a mammy protectively embracing a frightened white woman, that appeared in Collier's Magazine, March 16, 1946.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15621002
MSS Unit ID: 21013
Archives EAD ID: 3221193
Photo Order: 58022
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6eaf8c00-6e55-0135-83f5-6feb3e653aa8
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

  • 1946: Created
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Illustration of Virginia Girvin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f7f095c0-81da-0135-4a2b-0b1ebf6d3ec9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Illustration of Virginia Girvin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 29, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f7f095c0-81da-0135-4a2b-0b1ebf6d3ec9

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). Illustration of Virginia Girvin Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f7f095c0-81da-0135-4a2b-0b1ebf6d3ec9

Wikipedia Citation

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Illustration of Virginia Girvin