African American girl's birthday photograph album
This collection contains a photo album containing fifteen original black-and-white photographs from the 1960s of a birthday celebration of a young Black girl and her family.Exceptional depiction of an 11 year old's birthday party with all of it's innocence, happiness and absence of the racial world that lives outside the doors of their grandmother's nice home.The children are wearing cone hats and there is dancing, presents, game playing, a birthday cake, blowing out candles, and an abundance of playfulness.The photographs, 3.25" x 3.25", are in plastic sleeves in a contemporary square, spiral-bound, blue leatherette album.
- Creation: 1960s
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter folder) : 1 album
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Michael Laird Rare Books, LLC. by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on 10 January 2023.
- African American girl's birthday photograph album
- Ellen Welch
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States