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Photograph of the Louisiana State Capitol and Huey Long monument

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the back of the Huey Long statue in front of the Louisiana State Capitol building in Baton Rouge. It is framed by two trees on either side. In the foreground are two men facing the statue, one pointing to it. There is vegetation between the men and the statue.
Created by
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Huey Pierce Long Jr., American, 1893 - 1935
Date
1948 - 1970s
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2012.137.7.3
Topic
African American
Law
Photography
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
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