Photo, Print, Drawing Washington, D.C. government charwoman / Gordon Parks. American Gothic.

[ digital file from original ]

About this Item

Title
Washington, D.C. government charwoman / Gordon Parks.
Other Title
American Gothic.
Summary
Photograph shows Farm Security Administration employee Ella Watson standing with mop and broom in front of American flag.
Contributor Names
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006, photographer
Created / Published
[1942, printed later]
Subject Headings
-  Watson, Ella
-  United States.--Farm Security Administration--People--Washington (D.C.)--1940-1950
-  African Americans--Employment--Washington (D.C.)--1940-1950
-  Women--Employment--Washington (D.C.)--1940-1950
-  Government employees--Washington (D.C.)--1940-1950
-  Cleaning personnel--Washington (D.C.)--1940-1950
-  Mops & mopsticks--1940-1950
-  Brooms & brushes--1940-1950
-  Flags--American--1940-1950
Format Headings
Photographic prints--1960-1970.
Genre
Photographic prints--1960-1970
Notes
-  Title from FSA/OWI caption card for original negative, processed as LC-USF34-013407-C.
-  Forms part of: Visual materials from The Gordon Parks Archives in the Library of Congress.
-  Exhibited as a digital copy in: "Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America's Library" at the Annenberg Space for Photography, 2018; Icons section.
-  Accession box no. DLC/PP-2001:140 (C size)
-  Annenberg batch 2
Medium
1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; sheet 71 x 51 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:140 [item] [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ppmsca 05809 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.05809
Library of Congress Control Number
2016646280
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-05809 (digital file from original item)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs(http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/071_fsab.html)
Access Advisory
Served by appointment only (Unprocessed). To make a request, see "Access to Unprocessed Materials," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/info/022_unpr.html
Online Format
image
Description
1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; sheet 71 x 51 cm. | Photograph shows Farm Security Administration employee Ella Watson standing with mop and broom in front of American flag.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2016646280
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  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs(http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/071_fsab.html)
  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-05809 (digital file from original item)
  • Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:140 [item] [P&P]
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Parks, Gordon, photographer. Washington, D.C. government charwoman / Gordon Parks. Washington D.C, 1942. [, Printed Later] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016646280/.

APA citation style:

Parks, G., photographer. (1942) Washington, D.C. government charwoman / Gordon Parks. Washington D.C, 1942. [, Printed Later] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016646280/.

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Parks, Gordon, photographer. Washington, D.C. government charwoman / Gordon Parks. [, Printed Later] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016646280/>.