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Photo, Print, Drawing Roy Wilkins' personal snapshots

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Title

  • Roy Wilkins' personal snapshots

Summary

  • Winter scenes of flood area, victims, and relief, showing tent camps, levees, and flood-damaged buildings at Paducah and Louisville, Ky., and West Memphis, Ark.--documents the flooding of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Includes snapshots of NAACP New York City office flying banner that reads "A MAN WAS LYNCHED YESTERDAY." Also includes shapshots of the George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.). Includes photographs of prominent people--Mary McLeod Bethune, Thurgood Marshall, Walter White, and Roy Wilkins--at an unidentified social event. Includes a photo of C.A. Franklin in front of an office window that reads "ST. LOUIS CALL." Also includes photographs of unidentified people, landscapes, trains and train stations, trestles, and a bicycle, taken at Livingston and Logan, Mont., and White Bear Lake, Minn.

Names

  • Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981, collector

Created / Published

  • 1920-1938.

Headings

  • -  Franklin, Chester Arthur,--1880-1955
  • -  Bethune, Mary McLeod,--1875-1955
  • -  Marshall, Thurgood,--1908-1993
  • -  White, Walter,--1893-1955
  • -  Wilkins, Roy,--1901-1981
  • -  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People--People--1920-1940
  • -  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People--Buildings--New York (State)--New York--1920-1940
  • -  African Americans--1920-1940
  • -  African Americans--Children--1920-1940
  • -  African Americans--Women--1920-1940
  • -  African Americans--Civil rights--1920-1940
  • -  Civil rights leaders--1920-1940
  • -  Signs--1920-1940
  • -  Banners--1920-1940
  • -  Racism--United States--1920-1940
  • -  Race discrimination--1920-1940
  • -  Floods--Kentucky--Paducah--1920-1940
  • -  Floods--Kentucky--Louisville--1920-1940
  • -  Floods--Arkansas--Memphis--1920-1940
  • -  Tents--1920-1940
  • -  Levees--1920-1940

Headings

  • Contact sheets--1920-1940.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1920-1940.
  • Group portraits--1920-1940.
  • Portrait photographs--1920-1940.
  • Snapshots--1920-1940.

Genre

  • Portrait photographs--1920-1940
  • Group portraits--1920-1940
  • Snapshots--1920-1940
  • Contact sheets--1920-1940
  • Gelatin silver prints--1920-1940

Notes

  • -  Arrangement: Organized into three subject categories: Flood area and victims; Portraits; Miscellaneous.
  • -  Collection finding aid available.
  • -  Images available on microfilm (including finding aid). Library of Congress Photoduplication Service.
  • -  A few images bear original handwritten identifications. Most are unidentified.
  • -  Corresponding negatives in series LC-NA24.
  • -  Many images marked for publication.
  • -  Lot title devised.
  • -  Forms part of: Visual materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records (Library of Congress).

Medium

  • 70 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.
  • 32 contact sheets (87 images) : gelatin silver ; 14 x 6 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 13119 (F) USE MICROFILM [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Visual materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 95519587

Rights Advisory

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Wilkins, Roy, Collector. Roy Wilkins' personal snapshots. Paducah Kentucky United States Louisville Arkansas Memphis, 1920. to 1938. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/95519587/.

APA citation style:

Wilkins, R. (1920) Roy Wilkins' personal snapshots. Paducah Kentucky United States Louisville Arkansas Memphis, 1920. to 1938. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95519587/.

MLA citation style:

Wilkins, Roy, Collector. Roy Wilkins' personal snapshots. to 1938. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/95519587/>.