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"Ex-slave pays tribute to Lincoln" (Caption)
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Culture
eng
Title
"Ex-slave pays tribute to Lincoln" (Caption)
Work Type
still image
image/jpeg
black-and-white photographs 
Date
1948
Measurements
1 photograph; 8in x 10in. Caption 6.25in x 5.75in.
Description
Caption for the photograph (see bcc_hof_002a) of "Uncle Henry" Swain, who was a slave in his youth, placing a wreath at the bust of Abraham Lincoln at the Hall of Fame as part of a campaign to raise funds for the construction of the Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial. The caption comments on the photograph and notes that Swain and Washington were childhood friends ("boyhood chum[s]") and identifies the photographer as Bill DeLuca; includes handwritten annotations by DeLuca.
Digitized by the Metropolitan New York Library Council as part of the Culture In Transit project, funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Repository
Bronx Community College Archives
ID Number
bcc_hof_002c.jpg
Rights
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For all other uses please contact the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York for permission at archives@bcc.cuny.edu
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File Properties
File Name
21918130.fpx
SSID
21918130

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