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Memphis, Tennessee, Beale Street, October 1939.

Image ID: 1260214

Memphis, Tennessee, Beale Street, October 1939.  [[Two African American men standing in doorway of 318 Beale S...] (October 1939)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Memphis, Tennessee, Beale Street, October 1939.

Alternate Title

: [Two African American men standing in doorway of 318 Beale Street. Flyers announcing a Halloween Ball at the Colored Citizens' Club and a jitterbug contest at Brown Derby are posted on placards that lean against the boarded-up storefront. Memphis, Tennessee, October 1939.]


: Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990 -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Farm Security Administration -- Sponsor

Created Date

: October 1939


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.


: 4682


: Original negative #: 30638-M3


: Farm Security Administration Collection. / Tennessee. / Marion Post Wolcott.


: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260214

Record ID

: 612601

Digital Item Published

: 12-10-2004; updated 5-23-2012

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