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Title
Bessie Smith
Collection

Portrait collection

Bessie Smith portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920 - 1937 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Portrait Collection
Topics
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937
African American singers
Blues singers
Women singers -- United States
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 26 x 21 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16819138
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11527587
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e529370-c5f2-012f-775f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. 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.

Item timeline of events

  • 1920: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Bessie Smith" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1920 - 1937. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/8e0981a2-4b13-a10a-e040-e00a18063089

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Bessie Smith" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2020. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/8e0981a2-4b13-a10a-e040-e00a18063089

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1920 - 1937). Bessie Smith Retrieved from http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/8e0981a2-4b13-a10a-e040-e00a18063089

Wikipedia Citation

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Bessie Smith