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Roi Ottley portrait collection

Title
Roi Ottley portrait collection [graphic].
Publication
<1940?-1951?>

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Still imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Photo Ottley, RoiSchomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

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Description
  • <14> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller.
  • <2> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Uniform Title
PM (New York, N.Y.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Publicity photographs – 1940-1959.
  • Portrait photographs – 1940-1959.
  • Group portraits – 1940-1959.
  • Autographs – 1940-1942.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints – 1940-1959.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Photographers include Nichols, Alexander Alland and others.
  • Some photos has airbrush marks; photo has been autographed.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Some photographs restricted; permission of photographer required for duplication.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Call Number
Sc Photo Ottley, Roi
Title
Roi Ottley portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1940?-1951?>
Summary
Views of journalist, author, the first African American radio staff announcer (WMCA Chicago) and publicity director Roi Ottley. The collection consist of a number of studio portraits, some of which are publicity stills, some showing Ottley in uniform, dated from the 1940s through the 1950s. The collection also consists of Ottley in group portraits in WMCA recording studio; posing with unidentified women; and attending an event at the Savoy Ballroom. Individuals identified in group portraits with Ottley include Bucklin Moon, C.L. Alexander, Jean Blackwell Hutson, Arna Bontemps, John McCaffery and Clara Clasen. Also, two portraits of Ottley's wives. Half, three-quarter and full-length portraits are included.
Terms Of Use
Some photographs restricted; permission of photographer required for duplication.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Connect to:
Added Author
Dummett. Photographer
Layne, Lou. Photographer
Nichols, -1991. Photographer
Campbell, James C. Photographer
Alland, Alexander. Photographer
Glidden. Photographer
Blackstone Studios (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
PM (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Ottley, Roi
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