Portrait of Nannie Helen Burroughs

ID: 78-3850A-7A

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1978 photograph of portrait photograph dated c. 1910

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2

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Summary

Portrait of Nannie Helen Burroughs (1878-1961), on display at the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), now the National Museum of American History. Burroughs was a nationally prominent Black educator, church leader, and suffrage supporter, who founded the National Training School for Women.

Subject

  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," April 1978

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1978 photograph of portrait photograph dated c. 1910

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Topic

  • Women
  • Portraits
  • Burroughs, Nannie Helen
  • Educators
  • African Americans
  • Teachers

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

78-3850A-7A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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