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Title Marcus Garvey portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint <1890?-1956?>
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 Schomburg Center - Photographs & Prints  Sc Photo Garvey, Marcus    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY

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Description <15> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller.
<23> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller.
<2> photoprints : col. ; 26 x 21 cm.
<5> photomechanical prints : b&w ; 23 x 19 cm. or smaller.
Note Title devised by cataloger.
Photographers include International News Photos, W.P.A., United Press International and others.
Some photos have captions or written descriptive information; some have airbrush marks; some are duplicates; some have inscriptions.
Summary Views of Black Nationalist and Pan-Africanist leader Marcus Garvey dated approximately between the early 1900's to 1956. Collection includes half-length portraits of Garvey in interior and exterior settings. Group portraits show Garvey as a young child with his brother Julius; at John Bruce's funeral in 1924, during the 1921 and 1924 Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) Conventions in Harlem; being taken to the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary; and aboard the SS Saramacca before deportion to Jamaica. Collection also includes views of the UNIA parade in Harlem in 1920; the storefront of the Universal Millinery Store, a portrait of Amy Jacques Garvey viewing a Garvey memorial bust in Jamaica, 1954; photos of a painting of Garvey; and a photo of a flyer advertising a seminar on Harlem: The Garvey Era at the University of Massachusetts.
Linking Entry Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Local Note Negatives exist for some images.
Subject Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940.
Bruce, John Edward, 1856-1924 -- Death and burial.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938.
Universal Negro Improvement Association.
Political activists -- United States.
African American leadership.
Parades & processions -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1920-1929.
Business enterprises -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1920-1939.
Show windows -- New York (N.Y.) -- 1920-1939.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Monuments & memorials -- Jamaica -- 1950-1959.
Black nationalism.
Genre/Form Portrait photographs -- 1890-1959.
Group portraits -- 1890-1959.
Broadsides -- Reproductions.
Portrait paintings -- Reproductions.
Photomechanical prints.
Photoprints -- Color.
Silver gelatin photoprints -- 1890-1959.
Added Author Hoyes, Bernard, artist.
Morais, W. G, Photographer.
Van Der Zee, James, 1886-1983, Photographer.
International News Photos (New York, N.Y.)
United States. Work Projects Administration (New York, N.Y.)
United Press International.
G.G.G. Photo Studio (New York, N.Y.)
Donor/Sponsor Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number Sc Photo Garvey, Marcus