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Dummett

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Works: 106 works in 106 publications in 1 language and 104 library holdings
Roles: Photographer
Classifications: LOT 13560-2,,
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Architecture ( visu )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Architecture collection depicts architectural designs and styles, mostly in Harlem, New York, between the late nineteenth century and the 1970s
Harriet Pickens portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of civic leader Harriet Pickens who served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant in the WAVES, from 1944 to 1946, consisting of quarter and three-quarter length studio portraits. Pickens is also depicted in group portraits including one with Alida Darley, Director, Nurses Training School, Harlem Hospital; and with a boy promoting a Christmas Seal fundraising campaign. Collection also includes views of Pickens addressing a group at the New York Public Library (1947); registering, along with Jean Blackwell Hutson, men and women for the Planning Institute at the Countee Cullen Branch of the New York Public Library (1952); and pointing to a map of Harlem, New York, that had recorded tuberculosis statistics (1950)
Gordon Parks portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of photographer, filmmaker, composer and author Gordon Parks. Collection includes views of Parks in his photography studio, directing a film, at the Schomburg Center during an exhibition of his work with Catherine Lenix-Hooker, judging a contest with Jolie Gabor, George Wasds Jr., and Sue Trowbridge, attending social events with his wife, and at a tennis match with Pietro Binci and Arthur Ashe. Full, half and quarter length portraits are included
Clarence Wilson portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits and views of Clarence Wilson who was the first African American judge to be appointed in Brooklyn, New York, in 1951. Collection includes quarter-length studio portraits of Wilson; a group portrait of Wilson with F. Glover, James A. Powers and Rev. Archibald V. McLees; views of Wilson being sworn in by Mayor Vincent Impellitteri; and a view of his wife, the former Julia Phillips Blair, christening a boat while Wilson, Douglas James and Rev. Moses Payton look on. Also included is a studio portrait of Wison's wife
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
Jane C. Wright portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of surgeon and educator Jane C. Wright. Includes views of Wright in her medical office, accepting a gift of a microscope and getting into a car. Full, half and quarter length portraits
Singers ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Singers collection depicts mainly African American vocalists associated with jazz, soul, rock, pop, gospel, opera and other genres. The collection dates from the 1920s to the 1980s and consists mostly of studio portraits as well as a few views of the artists in performance and candid shots, some probably used for publicity purposes. Among the vocalists depicted are Shirley Brown, Chubby Checker, Lamont Dozier, Little Eva, Buddy Miles, Jackie Moore, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Ike and Tina Turner as well as opera singers Seth McCoy, Leona Mitchell and Jessye Norman. Images from the 1920s to the 1950s are limited as are photos of vocalists based outside the United States. Other photograph collections containing images of vocalists include Entertainers, Vocal Groups, Musical Groups, the Portrait Collection, the Helen-Armstead Johnson Photograph Collection, and the Frederick D. Murphy Photograph Collection
George and Mai Padmore portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of ambassador and businessman George Padmore and his wife, cabinet minister Mai Padmore. Includes images of George Padmore meeting with Liberian officials and receiving the rectors award. Half and quarter length portraits are included
Peters Sisters portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of the vocal group Peters Sisters consisting of quarter and full-length studio portraits, some used for publicity purposes. Collection includes views of the group in performance, in a restaurant, and arriving in Paris via Pan American Airways
Ellen Tarry portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of author Ellen Tarry. In addition to individual portraits, there is a view of Tarry being made up at Merle Norman and walking with her daughter Elizabeth. Full, half and quarter length portraits
Jane H. Todd portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of political activist Jane H. Todd, who was a New York Republican delegate to the Republican National Convention during the 1930s and 1940s. Collection consists of group portraits of Todd with Sadye J. C. Williams, Eva Parks, Anna Steele; Bertha (?) J. Diggs (?); Edith Sampson J. Ida Jiggetts (?) Maride (?) E. Cory, Anna Hookey Hughes, Generta (?) M. Strong, and Mrs. Trulock (?). Todd is also depicted in candid shots including one with Elmer Carter, Oswald Heck, Harold Burton, and with Rev. C. A. Johnson at a testimonial dinner for Senator Irving M. Ives (1947)
Mary Overbaugh portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of Harlem, New York resident centenarian Mary Overbaugh consisting of half-length posed portraits. Overbaugh is shown cutting her cake on her 106th birthday (1954) and threading a needle at age 108
Gwendolyn Brooks portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Views of poet Gwendolyn Brooks dating between 1945 and 1988. Includes half-length portraits, some of which are promotional stills; also Brooks receiving an award from Mademoiselle Magazine; also, a photo of her book Riot. Individuals identified in group portraits include Barbara Bel Geddes, Leona Woods Marshall and Betsy Talbot Blackwell
Crime and criminals ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
J. Rosamond Johnson portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of composer, actor and director J. Rosamond Johnson. Johnson is shown with R. Taylor Gordon, his brother James, Bob Cole, his wife Nora and other individuals. Collection includes one view of Johnson working on a musical score. Three quarter and quarter length views are included
Louis Wright portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of surgeon and civil rights worker Louis Wright. In addition to individual portraits Wright is pictured at a banquet, talking with Myles Paige and others, and speaking, perhaps in a church. Also one view of his daughter Jane C. Wright and her husband David Jones at Wright's funeral. Half length portraits
Hulan E. Jack portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of New York City politician Hulan Jack ranging from the 1940s to the 1960s. Among the many images are, Hulan at ribbon-cutting events, a ceremony at the Treasury building on Wall St., receiving honors, swearing in Cecil Carter, at a dinner honoring Rev. Eugene Callender, with his family, Hulan Jr. and wife Almira, and a variety of other functions. Individuals included in group portraits are: Ophelia DeVore, Sarah Lou Harris, Paul T. O'Keefe, Father John LaFarge, Lloyd Dickens, Robert F. Kennedy, Dorothy Gordon, Benjamin Mays, Philip C. Jessup, Lawrence Chamberlain, Kenneth D. Johnson, and many other unidentified people. Full, half and quarter length portraits are available
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, 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
Benny Benjamin portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Views of musician and composer Benny Benjamin, approximately dated in the 1940s including various half-length portraits performing with George Weiss (one taken at the Apollo, one at the Baby Grand); in full-length group portrait with George Weiss at WMCA; in full-length group portrait with Art Ford, Deanna Bartlett, Maurie Hartman and Eddie Seileri; at the piano with George Weiss, posed with their composition in hand
Claudia Jones portrait collection ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Portraits of Communist party official and civil rights activist Claudia Jones consisting of an individual portrait of Jones, posing with a copy of William Z. Foster's book "Pages From a Worker's Life," at the time of her deportation hearings (ca. 1955); a view of Jones with an unidentified woman at an unidentified gathering (1949); and a view of Jones, with German actress Uta Hagen, discussing plans for a luncheon in New York sponsored by the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born (ca. 1954)
 
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