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Layne's Studio (New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 73 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 73 library holdings
Roles: Photographer
Classifications: LOT 13081, NO. 71,
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Publications about Layne's Studio (New York, N.Y.)
Publications by Layne's Studio (New York, N.Y.)
Most widely held works by Layne's Studio (New York, N.Y.)
[Street rally in New York City, October 11, 1955 in protest of slaying of Emmett Till] by N.Y.) Layne's Studio (New York( visu )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Edward H. White portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Photographs of politician Edward H. White consisting of views of White at meetings with Rev. B. C. Robeson, Ulric Bell and others; at a presentation with his small son, Cameron White, and Elijah Crump; and at his swearing in ceremony with his wife, Christine White (1952). His wife is also depicted at a social gathering with Mrs. Lewis Longenious and Roxy Doles
Robert C. Weaver portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of college professor and government official Robert C. Weaver. Collection includes views of Weaver being sworn into office, speaking to a group in Washington D.C., testifying before a senate committee, holding a meeting in his office, meeting a group of African-American mayors, receiving an award, and attending a stag dinner party. Individuals pictured with Weaver are John F. Kennedy, Frank Horne, William Hastie, Ralph Bunche, Farrow R. Allen, Ted Poston, Henry L. Moon, Roy Wilkins, William S. Moorhead, Carl Albert, Richardson Dilworth, Joseph S. Clark, Averell Harriman, Richard G. Hatcher, Carl Stokes, Walter Washington, Ella Weaver and others. Full, half and quarter length portraits
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Willie Bryant portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Two candid photographs of band leader and civic leader Willie Bryant. Full-length photo depicts Bryant speaking into a mike; group portrait shows Bryant receiving a community service award from Shenley Distributors (1951)
Tom Fletcher portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of entertainer and author Tom Fletcher consisting of quarter and half-length studio portraits and a full-length posed portrait
Sammy Davis Jr. portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. ranging from the 1940s to the 1980s. Collection includes promotional stills of Davis and one film still with Dorothy Dandridge from "Porgy and Bess." Davis is seen singing alone and with Trini Lopez, Waylon Jennings, Tom Jones and dancing with Eddie Cantor. Other images show Davis returning from a vacation in Europe, and, on a separate occassion, arriving with Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford and a TWA stewardess. Also included are views of Davis campaigning with Richard Nixon and Bobby Kennedy. Davis is seen at various functions with James Egert Allen, Brittekland, Hal Jackson, receiving an award from the Negro Actors Guild with will Mastin and Howard Robinson, talking with Stanley Siegel on "The Stanley Siegel Show." There is also one portrait of Altovise Gove, Davis' Wife. Quarter, half and full-length views are included
Ike and Mamie Eisenhower portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Views of former president Dwight O. Eisehower and wife Mamie taken approximately between 1950 and 1964. Collection includes half and three-quarter length portraits; also views of Mr. & Mrs. Eisenhower after winning the 1952 presidential election
Marian Anderson portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Views of concert singer Marian Anderson spanning the years 1931-1980. Views include: half-length and full-length studio portraits; the Easter performance at the Lincoln Memorial (1939); performing at various functions and on the radio, including views at state functions and social affairs; being congratulated after concert performances; with U.S. presidents John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and Jimmy Carter, including one with Kennedy, Vice President Johnson and former Vice President Richard Nixon at the Kennedy inauguration (1961), and with presidential wives Eleanor Roosevelt and Rosalynn Carter; rehearsing with accompianist Franz Rupp and teacher Kurt Johnen; at the christening of the S.S. Booker T. Washington with Mary McLeod Bethune, Booker T. Washington's daughter Portia Pittman, and other dignitaries (1942); her premier performance at the Metropolitan Opera (1955); as a delegate to the United Nations (1958); receiving awards and honorary degrees including those from the Reveille Club of N.Y. (1958), the NAACP's Spingarn Medal (1939), and Order of African Redemption (1943); her farewell cross-country tour (1964-1965); the celebration in her honor at Carnegie Hall (1977); and photographs of portrait paintings of her by Laura Waring and S. Edmund Oppenheim, a mural of the 1939 Easter performance at the Lincoln Memorial and the U.S. Gold Medallion created in her honor
George Schuyler portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of journalist and author George Schuyler. Collection includes views of Schuyler participating in a WLIB broadcast, at the Harlem Business Men's Club dinner with David and Mrs. Doles, with Max Yeargen and his wife, and entertaining guests with daughter Philippa. Also views of Josephine Schuyler with guests and talking to Katherine Dunham. Full, half and quarter length portraits are included
Veterans ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Collection depicts medical, vocational and administrative services, as well as organized activities for African American veterans, mainly from the 1940s to early 1950s
Nat King Cole and trio portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Views of Nat Cole and the Nat Cole Trio. Includes studio portraits (promotional stills) of Cole alone and with the trio (Johnny Miller and Oscar Moore). Trio also seen behind CBS and NBC radio microphones and in a Capitol Records recording Studio. Also, photos taken at a party for Cole, at Cole's wedding and one of Cole signing an autograph
Rudolph J. Thomas portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of Rudolph J. Thomas, Executive Director of the Harlem Branch Y.M.C.A., New York City, from 1947 to 1965. Collection consists of quarter-length studio portraits; views of Thomas receiving philanthropic donations on behalf of the Harlem YMCA; and receiving a service award from E. Reed Shott, Chairman, State Executive Committee Y.M.C.A and James Egert Allen, Board Member, Harlem Branch Y.M.C.A
Glester Hinds portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of Harlem community leader Glester Hinds. Collection includes one group portrait of Glester and others, including boy scouts, sweeping a street in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Full and half length views are available
Philippa Schuyler portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Individual and group portraits of concert pianist and composer Philippa Schuyler. Collection consists of individual studio and candid portraits of Schuyler (ca. 1940s-1960s); a photographic reproduction of the cover for the sheet music to "Five Little Pieces" (ca. 1938); two undated group portraits of Schuyler with her parents George and Josephine Schuyler; some views of Schuyler during concerts and meeting with well-wishers (1947, 1954, n.d.); a view of Schuyler with composer Deems Taylor during a CBS radio interview on "We the People!" (1946); an undated view of Schuyler with Everett Lee after finishing a radio broadcast with the Buenos Aires Symphony Orchestra; views of Schuyler arriving or departing at airports (n.d.); and group portraits and views of Schuyler attending various social functions, parties, and award presentations (ca. 1947-1966). Individuals depicted with Schuyler include actresses Hattie McDaniel and Hilda Simms, journalist Thelma Berlack Boozer, Nigerian sculptor Ben Enwonwu, photographer Carl Van Vechten, Haitian President Paul E. Magloire, conductor Dean Dixon, and baritone William Warfield
Ruth Ellington portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of Ruth Ellington, sister of Duke Ellington. Collection includes individual candid shots of Ellington and group portraits with attorney Ben Stark; drinking tea with Bess Bishop; talking on the phone surrounded by Mercer Ellington, Dr. Douglas Bray, Leonard Feather who is holding a Duke Ellington record, and Nat Hentoff; sitting with Gerri Major, Edna Thomas and Wiley Wilson. Quarter, half and three quarter views are included
Rose Morgan portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of beautician and business woman Rose Morgan. Collection includes views of Morgan in her office, styling a customer's hair, modeling a hair style, attending and hosting various social functions, including a banquet, shopping while on vacation, and returning from a trip. Individuals included in group portraits with Morgan are, Olivia Clarke, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Betty Granger, Lena Horne, Joe Louis, Furman Jackson, Cliff Cooke, Ken Sherwood, and Ruby Johnson. Full, half and quarter length portraits are available
Mamie Smith portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Quarter and full length portraits of blues singer Mamie Smith
 
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