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From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "And I Cried"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "And I Cried"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984436
Digital filename
05d112931
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 56;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:53

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "You Became an Accomplice"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "You Became an Accomplice"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984435
Digital filename
05d112930
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 45;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:53

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "And Their Daughter"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "And Their Daughter"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984434
Digital filename
05d112929
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 44;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:53

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "You Became Playmate to the Patriarch"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "You Became Playmate to the Patriarch"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984433
Digital filename
05d112928
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 43;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:53

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "& A Photographic Subject"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "& A Photographic Subject"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984432
Digital filename
05d112927
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 28;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:53

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "An Anthropological Debate"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "An Anthropological Debate"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984431
Digital filename
05d112926
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 27;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:53

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "A Negroid Type"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "A Negroid Type"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984430
Digital filename
05d112925
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 26;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:52

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "You Became a Scientific Profile"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "You Became a Scientific Profile"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984429
Digital filename
05d112924
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 25;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:52

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.; Detail: "From Here I Saw What Happened"; Contemporary; Creation date: 1995

Work Title
From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.
View Title
Detail: "From Here I Saw What Happened"
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carrie Mae Weems (American, 1953-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 70.97.1-34
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1995
Media/Technique
glass, chromogenic processes, sandblasting, photography
Dimensions
First and last Plate: 106.68x78.74 cm (42x31 inches), others 67.628 x 57.79 cm (26.63 x 22.75 inches).
Subjects
Photography
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Portraits
Work Record ID
247624
Image Record ID
984427
Digital filename
05d112923
Classification Filing Number
INT;W3977;1995-FH 24;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:52

Final Journey, Coffin With Remains of 419 African-Americans from Colonial Era Burial Site in Lower Manhattan, Escorted by Men in Revolutionary War Clothing to Boat, for Reburial After 6 City Tour; Detail: Center, detail of coffin, with hand; creation date: October 3, 2003

Work Title
Final Journey, Coffin With Remains of 419 African-Americans from Colonial Era Burial Site in Lower Manhattan, Escorted by Men in Revolutionary War Clothing to Boat, for Reburial After 6 City Tour
View Title
Detail: Center, detail of coffin, with hand
Creator/Culture
American
Site/Repository
Creation location: United States
Period/Date
creation date: October 3, 2003
Media/Technique
photography
Legacy Media/Technique
Photograph
Subjects
Burial
African Americans
Coffins
Work Record ID
249273
Image Record ID
960789
Classification Filing Number
SOC;X;GFJ 1b

Final Journey, Coffin With Remains of 419 African-Americans from Colonial Era Burial Site in Lower Manhattan, Escorted by Men in Revolutionary War Clothing to Boat, for Reburial After 6 City Tour; creation date: October 3, 2003

Work Title
Final Journey, Coffin With Remains of 419 African-Americans from Colonial Era Burial Site in Lower Manhattan, Escorted by Men in Revolutionary War Clothing to Boat, for Reburial After 6 City Tour
Creator/Culture
American
Site/Repository
Creation location: United States
Period/Date
creation date: October 3, 2003
Media/Technique
photography
Legacy Media/Technique
Photograph
Subjects
Burial
African Americans
Coffins
Work Record ID
249273
Image Record ID
960788
Classification Filing Number
SOC;X;GFJ 1

Negro family, Chicago, Illinois; Including text from 12 Million Black Voices by Richard Wright; 20th Century

Work Title
Negro family, Chicago, Illinois
View Title
Including text from 12 Million Black Voices by Richard Wright
Creator/Culture
photographer: Russell Lee (American, 1903-1986)
Period/Date
20th Century
Media/Technique
photography
Subjects
Photography
United States
Farm Security Administration (FSA)
Families
Chicago (Ill.)
African Americans
Work Record ID
237137
Image Record ID
958069
Digital filename
03001339
07d123042
Classification Filing Number
982P;L479;75NFz 1;*.
HART Image Order Number
220450

Negro family, Chicago, Illinois; Including text from 12 Million Black Voices by Richard Wright; 20th Century

Work Title
Negro family, Chicago, Illinois
View Title
Including text from 12 Million Black Voices by Richard Wright
Creator/Culture
photographer: Russell Lee (American, 1903-1986)
Period/Date
20th Century
Media/Technique
photography
Subjects
Photography
United States
Farm Security Administration (FSA)
Families
Chicago (Ill.)
African Americans
Work Record ID
237137
Image Record ID
958069
Digital filename
03001339
07d123042
Classification Filing Number
982P;L479;75NFz 1;*.
HART Image Order Number
220450
Date Added/Updated
2013-07-31 06:00:40

Documenta of 1964 Unsolved Murder of Civil Rights Workers in Philadelphia, Miss.; Car Belonging to Trio, Top; 3 Slain Civil Rights Workers, Right to Left: Michael Schwerner, James Caney, and Andrew Goodman; Creation date: 1964, publication date: May 29, 2004

Work Title
Documenta of 1964 Unsolved Murder of Civil Rights Workers in Philadelphia, Miss.; Car Belonging to Trio, Top; 3 Slain Civil Rights Workers, Right to Left: Michael Schwerner, James Caney, and Andrew Goodman
Creator/Culture
photographer: Associated Press
Site/Repository
Creation location: Philadelphia, Miss.
Period/Date
Creation date: 1964, publication date: May 29, 2004
Media/Technique
photography
Legacy Media/Technique
Photography
Subjects
Civil rights workers
Murder
Race relations
Civil rights movements
African Americans
Jews
Station wagons
Lynchings
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Work Record ID
248966
Image Record ID
968091
Digital filename
04d105853
Classification Filing Number
SOC;F.;CRW 64;*.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 04:58:40

Channel 11; Contemporary; Creation date: 1999

Work Title
Channel 11
Creator/Culture
painter: Kori Newkirk (American, 1970-)
Site/Repository
Repository: The Project (New York, New York, USA)
Period/Date
Contemporary
Creation date: 1999
Media/Technique
encaustic paint, panel, painting (image-making)
Dimensions
165.7x124.4 cm (65.24x48.98 inches)
Subjects
Painting (Image-making)
Technology
Ethnic group
African Americans
Work Record ID
244596
Image Record ID
964639
Digital filename
07d125715
Classification Filing Number
INT;N548;1999-C
HART Image Order Number
220769
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:54:19

Endless Conundrum, an African Anonymous Adventuress; Installation view; Post-1945; Creation date: 2001

Work Title
Endless Conundrum, an African Anonymous Adventuress
View Title
Installation view
Creator/Culture
installation artist: Kara Elizabeth Walker (African American, 1969-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA); Exhibition location: Galerie Beyeler (Basel, Switzerland)
Period/Date
Post-1945
Creation date: 2001
Media/Technique
paper, adhesives, wall, installation (visual works)
Dimensions
height: 16 feet, width: 37.5 feet
Subjects
African Americans
African American artists
Women artists
Work Record ID
539774
Image Record ID
1291589
Digital filename
07d120010
Classification Filing Number
INT;W1813;2001-EC;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220250
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:57:28

Safety Curtain; Installation view; Post-1945; Creation date: 1998

Work Title
Safety Curtain
View Title
Installation view
Creator/Culture
installation artist: Kara Elizabeth Walker (African American, 1969-)
Site/Repository
Creation location: Vienna State Opera House (Vienna, Austria)
Period/Date
Post-1945
Creation date: 1998
Media/Technique
installation (visual works)
Subjects
African Americans
Slavery
Work Record ID
539772
Image Record ID
1291588
Digital filename
07d120009
Classification Filing Number
INT;W1813;1998-SC;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220250
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:57:28

Photograph of Kara Walker Installing "Gone, An Historical Romance of a Civil War as It Occurred Between the Dusky Thighs of One Young Negress and Her Heart"; For exhibition "Selections Fall 1994" at the Drawing Center, New York, New York; Creation date: 1994

Work Title
Photograph of Kara Walker Installing "Gone, An Historical Romance of a Civil War as It Occurred Between the Dusky Thighs of One Young Negress and Her Heart"
View Title
For exhibition "Selections Fall 1994" at the Drawing Center, New York, New York
Creator/Culture
photographer: James Elaine
Period/Date
Creation date: 1994
Media/Technique
photography
Subjects
Walker, Kara Elizabeth (African American collagist, 1969-)
Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865
African Americans
Slavery
Installations (visual works)
Work Record ID
539771
Image Record ID
1291587
Digital filename
07d120008
Classification Filing Number
INT;W1813;1994-Gz;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220250
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:57:28

Freedom: A fable by Kara Elizabeth Walker - A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times with Illustrations; Page spread; Post-1945; Creation date: 1997

Work Title
Freedom: A fable by Kara Elizabeth Walker - A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times with Illustrations
View Title
Page spread
Creator/Culture
artist: Kara Elizabeth Walker (African American, 1969-)
designer: pop-ups by David Eisen
Period/Date
Post-1945
Creation date: 1997
Dimensions
23.5x20.96 cm (9.25x8.25 inches)
Subjects
Liberty
African Americans
Slavery
Work Record ID
539770
Image Record ID
1291586
Digital filename
07d120007
Classification Filing Number
INT;W1813;1997-FT 3;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220250
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:57:28

Freedom: A fable by Kara Elizabeth Walker - A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times with Illustrations; Frontispiece and other pages; Post-1945; Creation date: 1997

Work Title
Freedom: A fable by Kara Elizabeth Walker - A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times with Illustrations
View Title
Frontispiece and other pages
Creator/Culture
artist: Kara Elizabeth Walker (African American, 1969-)
designer: pop-ups by David Eisen
Period/Date
Post-1945
Creation date: 1997
Dimensions
23.5x20.96 cm (9.25x8.25 inches)
Subjects
Liberty
African Americans
Slavery
Work Record ID
539770
Image Record ID
1291585
Digital filename
07d120006
Classification Filing Number
INT;W1813;1997-FT 2;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220250
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:57:27

My Calling (Card) #1; Post-1945; Creation date: 1986-1990

Work Title
My Calling (Card) #1
Creator/Culture
artist: Adrian Margaret Piper (American, 1948-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Paula Cooper Gallery (New York, New York, USA)
Period/Date
Post-1945
Creation date: 1986-1990
Media/Technique
paper
Dimensions
5.08x8.89 cm (2x3.5 inches)
Subjects
African Americans
Racial discrimination
Work Record ID
539767
Image Record ID
1291584
Digital filename
07d120005
Classification Filing Number
INT;W1813;1986-CC;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220250
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:57:27

Worldly Princesses; Miscegenated Family Album; Creation date: 1980/1994

Work Title
Worldly Princesses
Miscegenated Family Album
Creator/Culture
artist: Lorraine O'Grady (American, 1940-)
Site/Repository
Owner: Collection of Lorraine O'Grady (Unknown Site)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1980/1994
Media/Technique
Cibachrome (TM)
Subjects
African Americans
Princesses
Work Record ID
539883
Image Record ID
1291647
Digital filename
07d120288
Classification Filing Number
INT;O355;1980-MFW;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220263
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:58:10

"La Revue Negre" Featuring Josephine Baker at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Paris; Creation date: ca. 1925

Work Title
"La Revue Negre" Featuring Josephine Baker at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Paris
Creator/Culture
photographer: Probably by Walery (Polish, 1875-1915)
Period/Date
Creation date: ca. 1925
Media/Technique
photography
Subjects
Ise Grand Shrine
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
African Americans
Work Record ID
539885
Image Record ID
1292034
Digital filename
07d112749
Classification Filing Number
973.3P;W171;46JB;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220019
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:55:27

Portrait of Langston Hughes; Harlem Renaissance ; Creation date: 1939

Work Title
Portrait of Langston Hughes
Creator/Culture
photographer: Carl Van Vechten (American, 1880-1964)
Site/Repository
Repository: Studio Museum of Harlem (New York, New York, USA)
Period/Date
Harlem Renaissance
Creation date: 1939
Media/Technique
hand gravure print
Subjects
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
African Americans
Male portraits
Portraits
Bust-length portraits
Hats
Work Record ID
539534
Image Record ID
1290995
Digital filename
07d118157
Classification Filing Number
*.digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220193
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:52:53

Portrait of William Henry Johnson; Harlem Renaissance ; Creation date: ca. 1930-1935

Work Title
Portrait of William Henry Johnson
Creator/Culture
artist: Related to William Henry Johnson (American, 1901-1970)
Site/Repository
Repository: Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, District of Columbia, USA)
Period/Date
Harlem Renaissance
Creation date: ca. 1930-1935
Media/Technique
silver, photography
Subjects
African Americans
African American artists
Male portraits
Portraits
Seated portraits
Half-length portraits
Hats
Work Record ID
539532
Image Record ID
1290993
Digital filename
07d118156
Classification Filing Number
*.digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220193
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:52:53

Portrait of Aaron Douglas; n.d.

Work Title
Portrait of Aaron Douglas
Creator/Culture
artist: Related to Aaron Douglas (American, 1899-1979)
Site/Repository
Repository: Schomberg Center
Period/Date
n.d.
Media/Technique
silver, photography
Subjects
African Americans
African American artists
Male portraits
Portraits
Seated portraits
Half-length portraits
Work Record ID
539531
Image Record ID
1290992
Digital filename
07d118154
Classification Filing Number
*.digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220193
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:52:53

Portrait of Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller; n.d.

Work Title
Portrait of Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller
Creator/Culture
artist: Related to Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (American, 1877-1968)
Site/Repository
Repository: Solomon Fuller Coll. (Bourne, Massachusetts, USA)
Period/Date
n.d.
Media/Technique
silver, photography
Subjects
African Americans
Women
Women artists
Female portraits
Bust-length portraits
Work Record ID
539530
Image Record ID
1290991
Digital filename
07d118153
Classification Filing Number
*.digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220193
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:52:53

John Henry on the Right, Steam Drill on the Left; John Henry Series; Harlem Renaissance ; Creation date: 1944-1954

Work Title
John Henry on the Right, Steam Drill on the Left
John Henry Series
Creator/Culture
painter: Palmer C. Hayden (American, 1893-1973)
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of African American Art (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Period/Date
Harlem Renaissance
Creation date: 1944-1954
Media/Technique
oil on canvas, painting (image-making)
Dimensions
76.2x101.6 cm (30x40 inches)
Subjects
John Henry (Legendary character)
African Americans
Legends (Folk tales)
Work Record ID
206371
Image Record ID
1290753
Digital filename
07d116971
Classification Filing Number
382;H415-P;5JH;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220084
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:54:04

Jersey City Portrait; from The Masses; 1913 or 1915

Work Title
Jersey City Portrait
View Title
from The Masses
Creator/Culture
artist: Stuart Davis (American, 1892-1964)
Period/Date
1913 or 1915
Media/Technique
crayons on paper, drawing (image-making)
Legacy Media/Technique
Crayon on paper
Dimensions
66.04 x 54.61 cm (26 x 21.5 inches)
Subjects
Political art
Socialism
Political cartoons
Magazines (periodicals)
Journals (periodicals)
Periodical illustrations
African Americans
Dance halls
Female figures
The Masses
Work Record ID
235120
Image Record ID
999016
Digital filename
06d113689
Classification Filing Number
982;D264;75JC;*.na-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
210560
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:13:29

Championship of the Black-Lot League; As published in Collier's (November 11, 1911); creation date: ca. 1911

Work Title
Championship of the Black-Lot League
View Title
As published in Collier's (November 11, 1911)
Creator/Culture
painter: William Glackens (American, 1870-1938)
Period/Date
creation date: ca. 1911
Media/Technique
painting (image-making)
Subjects
Paintings (visual works)
Tenement houses
Footballs
African Americans
Work Record ID
538915
Image Record ID
1290049
Digital filename
06d114914
Classification Filing Number
382;G541;91CB;*.r-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
210693
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 08:23:51

Seventh Avenue and 30th Street ("The Negro District"); Creation date: 1903

Work Title
Seventh Avenue and 30th Street ("The Negro District")
Creator/Culture
American
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of the City of New York (New York, New York, USA) ID: 93.1.1.15396
Period/Date
Creation date: 1903
Media/Technique
photography
Subjects
Photography
New York (N.Y.)
African Americans
New York (N.Y.) -- History
Work Record ID
541713
Image Record ID
1295779
Digital filename
07d125484
Classification Filing Number
982P;20;91ND;*.digtialonly
HART Image Order Number
220737
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:53:23

What You Lookn At?; Creation date: 1992

Work Title
What You Lookn At?
Creator/Culture
photographer: Pat Ward Williams (African American, 1948-)
Site/Repository
Owner: Collection of Pat Ward Williams (Unknown Site)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1992
Media/Technique
Dot screen mural, paint, color xerox, color photography, and text
Dimensions
243.84x487.68 cm (96x192 inches)
Subjects
Photography
Portrait photography
African Americans
Graffiti
Whitney Biennial, 1993
Work Record ID
541695
Image Record ID
1295562
Digital filename
07d125471
Classification Filing Number
INT;W726-PA;1992-WLA;*.digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
220732
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:53:14

Factory Workers; Figurative art; Creation date: 1942

Work Title
Factory Workers
Creator/Culture
painter: Romare Howard Bearden (American, 1911-1988)
Site/Repository
Owner: Romare Bearden Foundation (New York, New York, USA)
Period/Date
Figurative art
Creation date: 1942
Media/Technique
gouache, casein, kraft paper, painting (image-making)
Dimensions
94.62x69.85 cm (37.25x27.5 inches)
Subjects
Minority
Black artists
Factories
Workers
Blacks
African Americans
African American artists
Work Record ID
239613
Image Record ID
991245
Digital filename
06d102757
Classification Filing Number
INT;B3684;1942-FW;*.a&d.r
HART Image Order Number
220841
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:56:34

Thirst Goes Away with Drinking; Creation date: 1946

Work Title
Thirst Goes Away with Drinking
Creator/Culture
painter: Romare Howard Bearden (American, 1911-1988)
Site/Repository
Owner: Private Collection (Unknown Site)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1946
Media/Technique
oil on canvas, painting (image-making)
Dimensions
32x21 cm (12.6x8.27 inches)
Subjects
Paintings (visual works)
African Americans
Work Record ID
239626
Image Record ID
990089
Digital filename
06d102743
Classification Filing Number
INT;B3684;1946-TD;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:22:56

The Liberation of Aunt Jemima; Creation date: 1972

Work Title
The Liberation of Aunt Jemima
Creator/Culture
artist: Betye Saar (American, 1926-)
Site/Repository
Repository: University Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley, California, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1972
Media/Technique
mixed materials, assemblage (sculpture technique)
Dimensions
20.3x29.8x6.9 cm (7.99x11.73x2.72 inches)
Subjects
Assemblages (Sculpture)
African Americans
Jemima, Aunt
Work Record ID
245991
Image Record ID
986168
Digital filename
05d116626
Classification Filing Number
INT;S112;1972-LAJ 1b;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:03:57

Slavery! Slavery!; Slavery! Slavery! Presenting a GRAND and LIFELIKE Panoramic Journey into Picturesque Southern Slavery of "Life at 'Ol' Virginny's Hole' )sketches from Plantation Life)" See the Peculiar Institution as never before! All cut from black paper by the able hand of Kara Elizabeth Walker, and Emancipated Negress and leader in her Cause.; Installation view, New York; Creation date: 1997

Work Title
Slavery! Slavery!
Slavery! Slavery! Presenting a GRAND and LIFELIKE Panoramic Journey into Picturesque Southern Slavery of "Life at 'Ol' Virginny's Hole' )sketches from Plantation Life)" See the Peculiar Institution as never before! All cut from black paper by the able hand of Kara Elizabeth Walker, and Emancipated Negress and leader in her Cause.
View Title
Installation view, New York
Creator/Culture
artist: Kara Elizabeth Walker (African American, 1969-)
Site/Repository
Owner: Collection of Peter and Eileen Norton, Santa Monica (Santa Monica, California, USA); Exhibition location: Brent Sikkema Gallery (New York, New York, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1997
Media/Technique
cut paper on wall, installation (visual works)
Dimensions
365.76x2590.8 cm (144x1020 inches)
Subjects
Visual Works
Installations (visual works)
Women artists
Women
African Americans
African American artists
Slavery
Silhouettes
Work Record ID
247252
Image Record ID
986060
Digital filename
05d117520
Classification Filing Number
INT;W1813;1997-SS;*.d-a.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:07:27

As We Found Them (left), As They Are Now (right); 19th Century; Creation date: 1864

Work Title
As We Found Them (left), As They Are Now (right)
Creator/Culture
photographer: Peregrine F. Cooper (American, 1840-1890)
Site/Repository
Repository: International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House (Rochester, New York, USA)
Period/Date
19th Century
Creation date: 1864
Media/Technique
photographic materials, carte-de-visite
Dimensions
L: 8.6 x 5.8 cm.; R: 8.1 x 5.4 cm.
Subjects
Photography
Cartes-de-visite
African Americans
Children
Orphans
Slavery
Racial discrimination
Work Record ID
236300
Image Record ID
984682
Digital filename
07d125702
Classification Filing Number
982P;C7782;75TAN;*.d-a.r
HART Image Order Number
220769
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:54:17

Sewing a Quilt; Creation date: 1937

Work Title
Sewing a Quilt
Creator/Culture
artist: Arthur Rothstein (American, 1915-1985)
Site/Repository
Repository: Farm Security Administration File (Washington, District of Columbia, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1937
Subjects
Quilting
Sewing
African Americans
Photographs
Work Record ID
237744
Image Record ID
985125
Digital filename
05d115141
Classification Filing Number
982P;R847;91WSQ;*.d-a.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:07:25

Study of a Head; 20th Century; Creation date: 1920

Work Title
Study of a Head
Creator/Culture
artist: Malvin Gray Johnson (American, 1896-1934)
Site/Repository
Owner: Collection of Evander and Tenner Gilmer, Unknown Site
Period/Date
20th Century
Creation date: 1920
Media/Technique
ink, board, painting (image-making)
Dimensions
25.4x35.56 cm (10x14 inches)
Subjects
African Americans
Drawings
Female figures
Heads (Representations)
Ink
Work Record ID
212603
Image Record ID
995185
Digital filename
06d107653
Classification Filing Number
382d;J68-MA;94SH;*.r-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:10:54

The Wall of Respect (Revised Version); Partial view; Creation date: 1967, destruction date: 1971

Work Title
The Wall of Respect (Revised Version)
View Title
Partial view
Creator/Culture
painter: Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) (African American, 1967-)
Site/Repository
Creation location: 43rd and Langley, Chicago (Illinois, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1967, destruction date: 1971
Media/Technique
mixed materials; mural painting
Subjects
Mural paintings
African Americans
Work Record ID
244702
Image Record ID
995655
Digital filename
06d109156
Classification Filing Number
INT;O12;1967-WR 2;*.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:22:40

Wall of Respect (Original Version); Partial view; Creation date: 1968, destruction date: 1971

Work Title
Wall of Respect (Original Version)
View Title
Partial view
Creator/Culture
painter: Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) (African American, 1967-)
Site/Repository
Creation location: 43rd and Langley, Chicago (Illinois, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1968, destruction date: 1971
Media/Technique
mixed materials; mural painting
Subjects
Mural paintings
African Americans
Work Record ID
244703
Image Record ID
995657
Digital filename
06d109155
Classification Filing Number
INT;O12;1968-WR;*.r
HART Image Order Number
220183
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:22:40

Life and Times of Federick Douglass; Creation date: 1973

Work Title
Life and Times of Federick Douglass
Creator/Culture
painter: Leroy Foster
Site/Repository
Site: Detroit Public Library (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 1973
Media/Technique
oil on canvas; painting (image-making)
Dimensions
height: 10 feet, width: 12 feet
Subjects
Mural paintings
African Americans
Douglass, Frederick (American, 1818-1895)
Bare-chested male figures
Work Record ID
241504
Image Record ID
995656
Digital filename
06d109157
Classification Filing Number
INT;F754-L;1973-LFD;*.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:52:54

Death in the Afternoon; Figurative art; Creation date: 1946

Work Title
Death in the Afternoon
Creator/Culture
painter: Romare Howard Bearden (American, 1911-1988)
Site/Repository
Repository: Private Collection
Period/Date
Figurative art
Creation date: 1946
Media/Technique
watercolors, painting (image-making)
Dimensions
42x60 cm (16.54x23.62 inches)
Subjects
African Americans
United States
United States -- History --1945-1953
Work Record ID
239619
Image Record ID
995414
Digital filename
07d117261
Classification Filing Number
INT;B3684;1946-DA;cop.2*.r
HART Image Order Number
220164
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:54:32

The Black Man in the Making of America; Figurative art; Creation date: 1960

Work Title
The Black Man in the Making of America
Creator/Culture
painter: Romare Howard Bearden (American, 1911-1988)
Site/Repository
Repository: Walker O. Evans Collection of African American Art, Fort Wayne Museum of Art (Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA)
Period/Date
Figurative art
Creation date: 1960
Media/Technique
mixed materials
Dimensions
78.74x119.38 cm (31x47 inches)
Subjects
Male figures
African Americans
Work Record ID
239641
Image Record ID
997133
Digital filename
06d102754
Classification Filing Number
INT;B3684;1960-BM;*.na-digitalonly
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:22:57

Baptism in River, South Carolina; Creation date: 1929-1930

Work Title
Baptism in River, South Carolina
Creator/Culture
photographer: Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)
Site/Repository
Repository: University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon, USA) Library, Doris Ulmann Collection, CN 3423
Period/Date
Creation date: 1929-1930
Dimensions
21.59 x 16.51 cm (8.5 x 6.5 inches)
Subjects
Photography
Baptisms
South Carolina
African Americans
Work Record ID
238104
Image Record ID
915439
Digital filename
05d115331
Classification Filing Number
982P;U43;75BSC;*.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:07:44

Art of the Negro; Influences; Harlem Renaissance; Creation date: 1950-1951

Work Title
Art of the Negro
View Title
Influences
Creator/Culture
painter: Hale Woodruff (African American, 1900-1980)
Site/Repository
Repository: Trevor Arnett Library (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Period/Date
Harlem Renaissance
Creation date: 1950-1951
Media/Technique
oil on canvas; painting (image-making)
Dimensions
height: 11 feet, width: 11 feet
Subjects
African Americans
African American artists
Mural paintings
Work Record ID
247859
Image Record ID
915463
Classification Filing Number
INT;W8935;1950-AN 5

Creole cottage, Pauger Street; creation date: 1820

Work Title
Creole cottage, Pauger Street
Creator/Culture
architect: Jean-Louis Dolliole (French, 1820-1820)
Site/Repository
Site: New Orleans (Louisiana, USA)
Period/Date
creation date: 1820
Subjects
Houses
Creole cottages
New Orleans (La.)
African Americans
Architecture
Work Record ID
570936
Image Record ID
908960
Digital filename
13d001406
Classification Filing Number
182;A020;FC 2
HART Image Order Number
280235
Date Added/Updated
2013-12-11 18:33:51

Wrought-Iron Figure; Creation date: Late 18th century

Work Title
Wrought-Iron Figure
Creator/Culture
American
Site/Repository
Repository: Smithsonian Institution (Washington, District of Columbia, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: Late 18th century
Media/Technique
wrought iron, sculpture
Dimensions
height: 27.9 cm, height: 10.98 inches
Subjects
Human body
Figurines
Sculptures (visual works)
Ritual objects
African Americans
Work Record ID
154642
Image Record ID
908957
Digital filename
13d001405
Classification Filing Number
282;18;55WI
HART Image Order Number
280235
Date Added/Updated
2013-12-11 18:33:51

Saint Malcolm; Stamp version of oil painting; creation date: 1990

Work Title
Saint Malcolm
View Title
Stamp version of oil painting
Creator/Culture
artist: Godfried Donkor (Ghanaian painter, active in London, 1964-)
Site/Repository
Repository: Collection of Mrs. E. Henry (Trelawny, Jamaica)
Period/Date
creation date: 1990
Media/Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
46 x 38 inches
Subjects
Postage stamps
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
African Americans
Civil rights
Work Record ID
241129
Image Record ID
909399
Digital filename
05d114542
Classification Filing Number
INT;D684;1990-SM;*a&d.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:06:43

Voting Rights Demonstrators Rallied in Front of State Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, March 25, 1965; creation date: March 25, 1965

Work Title
Voting Rights Demonstrators Rallied in Front of State Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, March 25, 1965
Creator/Culture
American
Site/Repository
Creation location: Montgomery (Alabama, USA)
Period/Date
creation date: March 25, 1965
Media/Technique
photography
Subjects
Suffragists
Demonstrations
African Americans
Work Record ID
553831
Image Record ID
911961
Digital filename
07d117732
Classification Filing Number
SOC;T;P 02
HART Image Order Number
220183
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:53:01