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Ruby Sheppard Davis photograph collection.

Author: Ruby Davis; Lorenzo Tucker; Lloyd Yearwood; Morgan and Marvin Smith (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: [194-?]-1974.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : Picture : English
Publication:Ruby Sheppard Davis scrapbooks, 1948-1978
Database:WorldCat
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The Ruby Sheppard Davis Photograph Collection depicts some aspects of her acting and modeling careers, from the 1950s to the mid-1970s.
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Genre/Form: Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Publicity photographs
Fashion photographs
Keepsakes
Snapshots
Silver gelatin prints
Photographic prints
Photomontages
Inscriptions
Named Person: Ruby Davis; Leigh R Whipper
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph, Picture
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ruby Davis; Lorenzo Tucker; Lloyd Yearwood; Morgan and Marvin Smith (New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 37122075
In: Davis, Ruby Sheppard
Notes: Title devised by cataloger.
Many items have handwritten descriptive information on recto; some items have handwritten descriptive information on verso; some items have captions; some items have inscriptions by Davis and Leigh Whipper; one item has photographer's handstamp on verso; some images are duplicates.
Collection contains work by M & M Smith, Lorenzo Tucker, and Lloyd Yearwood.
Description: 12 items (.1 lin. ft., 1 folder) 9 photographic prints : silver gelatin, black and white ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller 1 photographic print : silver gelatin, black and white ; 13 x 18 cm 1 photographic print : color ; 7 x 10 cm 1 photographic print : silver gelatin, black and white ; 8 x 6 cm

Abstract:

The Ruby Sheppard Davis Photograph Collection depicts some aspects of her acting and modeling careers, from the 1950s to the mid-1970s.

Images consist of a full-length portrait of Davis (dated 1974, but probably earlier); photomontages of studio portraits of Davis posing for publicity or fashion shots (ca. 1959-1960); a photomontage of scenes from plays and operas in which she performed; a portrait of her uncle, actor Leigh Whipper; a photomontage of Davis and Whipper (1963); Davis, Whipper, and an unidentified guest seated in the audience of the Apollo Theatre on Whipper's 92nd birthday (Nov. 29, 1968); a matted souvenir snapshot depicting Davis, George Booker, and George Licorish attending a Negro Actors Guild yacht party (Aug. 2, 1971), with an attached snapshot of Davis as a Quaker woman from the movie "The Life of Harriet Tubman" (1958); a publicity still of the Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.) Dramatics Group summer stock production of "Piano Playing Days" (1961); and a portrait of Irvin C. Miller, owner/manager/producer of Brown Skin Models.

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