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Graduation from Tuskegee Institute
1949
Photographer:Photographed by Unknown
Photography; photomechanical print on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 2 13/16 x 3 11/16in. (7.1 x 9.4cm) Sheet (height x width): 3 15/16 x 4 7/16in. (10 x 11.3cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Brenda Mitchell-Powell
Description: Five young men wearing graduation caps and gowns pose on a lawn in front of buildings. Trees and other graduates are visible in the background.
Subject Note: Clifford Mitchell was born in Alabama and attended Tuskegee Institute before moving to Hartford to study at the Hartford Art School.
Inscription: Recto, top, written in blue ink: "PICTURE WAS MADE MAY 15 1949 DAY WE / FINISH" Bottom, written in blue ink: "L To R. C. CROSS, C. CLIFFORD, M. MARSHALL, / O. LAMB FRONT- C. CROMATICE" Verso, top, written in pencil: "Graduation from / Tuskegee Institute / May 15, 1949" Center, written in pencil: "Picture sent to / Brenda Mitchell-Powell, / daughter of Clifford / Mitchell, Jr., in December / 2009, by Tuskegee / classmate J. Odell Lamb"
Object Number: 2012.236.8
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