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Photographic postcard of Senator Henry Hall Falkener

Smithsonian Institution,

DESCRIZIONE

A sepia toned, postcard portrait of Senator Henry Hall Falkener. He has a mustache and is wearing a dark, pin-striped suit jacket, dark vest, white collared shirt and medium dark tie with a diagonal stripe across the tie. The reverse is white with black printed text and a stamp box printed in black ink: [POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS / PLACE STAMP HERE]. The stamp box is bordered by letters, [AZO], with two triangles pointing up on the top and two triangles pointing down on the bottom of the box. A handwritten note in red ink on the back reads [Senator H.H. Falkener], identifying the subject.
Medium: ink on cardboard
Dimensions: H x W (Card): 5 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (13.7 × 8.7 cm) ; H x W (Image): 4 7/16 × 3 1/16 in. (11.2 × 7.7 cm)
Object number: 2014.94.3
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Subject of: Henry Hall Falkener, American, 1859 - 1931
Photograph by: Unidentified
Caption: Henry Hall Falkener, Republican, served as a Senator of North Carolina, 19th district, Littleton, Warren County in the session of 1889. Falkener was also a principal at Percy Street School, the first graded school for African Americans in N.C., built in 1880, as well as one of four charter teachers at what is now NC A&T when it was founded in 1891.
Data Source: National Museum of African American History and Culture

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ARGOMENTI : # in Arti / Fotografia /
Società e scienze sociali / Società e cultura / Gruppi sociali / Studi etnografici / Minoranze etniche e multiculturalismo
TAG : tag: Portraits , postcards , African American , American South , education , photography , Politics (Practical)
DATAZIONE: 1900 - 1930