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Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama

Strohmeyer & Wyman, American, unknown-19011899

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C., United States

A stereograph produced by Underwood & Underwood, dated 1899, of an outdoor scene titled: "Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama"/ Copyright 1899 by Strohmeyer & Wyman", below the image. The stereograph is rectangular in shape with two identical albumen photographs that are square-shaped with a curved top edge attached to a piece of cardboard. Both images feature Booker T. Washington standing in a dirt paved street with his right hand in his vest breast pocket. The left edge of the stereograph contains the following textual information: " Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers/ New York, N.Y." while the right side contains the following textual information: "Underwood & Underwood, Publishers/ New York, London, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Kansas".

Details

  • Title: Booker T. Washington, President of the Negro Industrial School, Tuskegee, Alabama
  • Creator: Strohmeyer & Wyman, American, unknown-1901
  • Date Created: 1899
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W: 3 1/2 x 7 in. (8.9 x 17.8 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Photography, American South, Education, HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), History
  • Medium: albumen, sodium chloride and silver nitrate on photographic paper and cardboard

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