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Carl Lewis, Houston, 1991

National Museum of African American History and Culture
An image of Carl Lewis mid-stride. The image is a low-angle image a Lewis on a track field. He is wearing a Santa Monica Track Club uniform, white socks, and white shoes. The background of the image features a part of a stadium with several stadium lights.

Carrie Smith, 1992

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of blues and jazz singer Carrie Smith performing at a concert in Charlotte, NC. Smith is photographed from a low angle and to the left. Her hands are positioned on either side of the mic stand she sings into. Her shoulders are drawn up and her eyes are closed. She wears a blouse with beaded black and white triangles and a large white ribbon in her hair.

Cemetery vases, lily shape

Smithsonian Gardens
Cast-iron cemetery vases with lily shape. Both vases consist of eight fluted panels that end in scalloped edges and have one side flared higher than the other. Two stakes protrude from the base, near the edge with shorter flares. The tips of the stakes are cut at an angle. The vases have the remnants of olive-green paint, with possible indications of lighter green paint underneath.

Charles Austin, 1976

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Charles Austin performing in Miami, FL. Austin is photographed in left-profile from an extreme low angle. His saxaphone is hung from his neck and he stands in front of a microphone. His right hand is raised to his face and he wears a dark t-shirt and jeans.

Charles Mingus, 1973

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of Charles Mingus playing bass during a performance in New York City. Mingus is photographed head on but from a low angle. He is looking down at the bass he is playing and an out of focus music stand resting his bow on it cuts across the lower portion of the frame.

Clarence Hollimon, 1992

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Clarence Hollimon performing in Charlotte, NC. Hollimon is photographed from a low angle from the waist up. He is playing an electic guitar and wears a white collared shirt, black suspenders and glasses.

Clark Terry, 1996

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Clark Terry playing flugelhorn at a performance in Hollywood, FL. Terry is photographed from a low angle and from the waist up. He is holding the flugelhorn upside down while playing and stands in front of a microphone. He wears a striped gray suit, patterned tie, and glasses.

Clifford Jordan, 1992

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Clifford Jordan at a performance in Miami, FL. Jordan is photographed from a low angle and slightly to the right. His right hand is held up to his face with his thumb just touching his forehead. He wears a dark checked suit, white collared shirt and patterned tie.

Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King seated at the kitchen table. Dr. King has his arm leaning on the back of his chair, his head is angled to the left but he is looking at Mrs. King. He is wearing a white collared shirt and tie. Mrs. King is looking down at the table, resting her elbow. The table is covered in dishes and a bottle of water. Behind, the viewer can see the kitchen and part of another room. A cloth calendar for 1962 is hanging on the wall.

Count Basie, 1976

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of Count Basie performing in Miami, FL. Basie is photographed from a low angle and to the right with the very edge of his piano visible in the lower right corner. Basie has his eyes closed and is smiling slightly. He wears a black suit jacket and white tie.

Dan Chair

National Museum of African American History and Culture
Low chair by Michael Puryear inspired by a West African design. The chair has a burnished graphite finish over the crafted wood to produce a silver metallic sheen. Small circular bars form the upper half of the chair. The top bar is curved with angled ends. Joins connect this piece to matching bars which meet at the seat base. The base is flat and rectangular and set between thicker framing pieces with rounded edges. There are joins for the four (4) chair legs in these connectors. The legs flare out from the top and have a rim around the base. The front two (2) legs have raised markings in the wood intentionally imitating lash marks.

Dancing Masquerade

National Museum of African Art
Deep etching on paper, horizontal format. Angled image of fabric panel masked dancer, predominately orange below charcoal/white background, with a largely blue semicircle under the dancer.

Delegate

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A 1976 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine features a collage of cropped black and white photographic portraits. In the center is an angled blue square with text that reads [DELEGATE] in white text and [76] in striped red and white text, with a circle of stars in the center of the six [6]. Black text on the white spine reads [BI-CENNTENNIAL EDITION - DELEGATE 1976].

The magazine’s content opens on the first page with an editorial note titled “The Long Journey from the back of the bus,” about how this issue of the Delegate will focus on “200 years of Contributions Blacks gave this nation as part of our Bicentennial Celebration.” There is also a masthead reading [DELEGATE, 1976] and a table of contents.

The majority of this issue consists of a 137 page article titled “The Negro in America, 1550-1976.” The content then continues with articles and profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes the National Association of Black Social Workers, The National Caucus of Black School Board Members, Prince Hall Masons, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Empire State Medical Association, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Links, Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, NAACP, Navy, Elks of the World, Democratic Party, Chi Eta Phi, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Common Cause Ladies, National Association of Business and Professional Negro Womens Club, National United Church Ushers Association, Eta Phi Beta Sorority, National Bar Association, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, National Urban League, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, NBC, National Medical Association, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, National Association of Negro Women, CBS, Shriners, Daughters of Isis, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Republican National Convention, Museum of Art, Whitney M. Young Classic, Black Caucus, 369th Veterans Association, Phi Beta Sigma, Paul Robeson and Langston Hughes, Edges,

The issue concludes with a “Lest We Forget” page with a list of individuals who had passed away, including Ezzard Charles and Paul Robeson. There are approximately 348 pages with black and white photographs and advertisements throughout, as well as a few advertisements in color. The back cover of the magazine features a full page advertisement for Kool cigarettes.

Dexter Gordon, 1977

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Dexter Gordon playing the saxaphone at a performance in Clearwater, FL. Gordon is photographed from the knees up at a low angle. He wears dark slacks, a light dress shirt and a dark vest.

Dizzy Gillespie - Convention Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. - 1980

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This image depicts Dizzy Gillespie playing his trumpet. He stands at a three-quarter angle to the viewer, holding his trumpets to his lips, cheeks inflated. The trumpet's bell is bent upward at a 45 degree angle. Gillespie wears a light colored suit and he stands in front of a microphone. Stage lights can be seen in the background.

Dizzy Gillespie, 1973

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A digital print of jazz musician and composer Dizzy Gillespie playing trumpet during a performance in New York City. The photo is from an extreme low angle, and looks up at Gillespie's face between his arms. He wears a pair of sunglasses in which the audience is reflected. There is a double border printed around the image, the inner border is grey and the outer border is black, both are about 1/4 inch thick.

Don Pullen, 1993

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Don Pullen playing piano at a performance in Charlotte, NC. Pullen is photographed from a low angle and is shown is right profile. His hands are raised over the piano and he wears a striped tunic open at the sides.

Dorothy Donegan, 1993

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz pianist Dorothy Donegan performing at a concert in Charlotte, NC. Donegan is photographed from a low angle and to the right. She sits at a piano with her face turned slightly toward the camera with her right hand raised near her face. She wears a sequined ballcap and top. Just behind her is a bass player she obscures.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Addressing a Rally, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at a pulpit at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. King is featured in the center of the image with his arms outstretched wearing a dark suit and tie. The congregation, including Dr. Ralph Abernathy, are seen in the background. The picture is taken from a low angle pointed upward.

Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland, 1989

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of Eddie Bluesman Kirkland playing a guitar and singing at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is wearing a dark hat, white shirt, and a dark vest. He is singing into a microphone and his left hand and neck of the guitar are visible at the bottom right of the frame. The photo is taken from an extreme low angle.

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, 1987

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson performing in Hialeah, FL. Vinson is photographed from an extreme low angle and slightly to the left. He is performing outdoors and holds the microphone with both hands while his guitar hangs from his neck.

Eddie Harris, 1983

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Eddie Harris playing saxaphone at a performance in Hollywood, FL. Harris is photographed from a low angle and from the left. He is wearing a printed dashiki and watch and stands in front of a painted mural.

Etta Jones, 1989

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz singer Etta Jones singing at a performance in Hollywood, FL. She is photographed at a low angle and from the right. She holds the microphone in her left hand and has her eyes closed while singing. She wears a sequined black blouse several rings and a pair of earrings.

Fancywork, basket under glass dome

Smithsonian Gardens
Fancywork basket arrangement under a glass dome. The basket is wicker with a square base and two handles intersecting at right angles. Dried grasses, green wax leaves, and strawberries are attached to handle. Each side of basket dips to allow the arrangement to be viewed from all sides. Dried grasses are placed at the basket corners, and some of the wheat has been dyed pink. The wax fruit was made by mold with colored dyes and hand painted. The fruits include: banana, grapefruit, lemons, limes, strawberries, cherries, a 1/2 peach embedded with pit, black and green grapes, blackberries, miniature pumpkins, very green pear, and apples. The arrangement is displayed on a circular, wooden base that has been painted black. A groove around the edges fits the glass dome, also called a bell jar or cloche.
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