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Wilder, John Brantley, 1909?-1990


Item Information

Title: Scrapbook

Date: 1937-1976

Physical Details: 1 photographic print on album page : platinum print ; 29 x 25 cm.

Description: Disbbound scrapbook assembled by John Brantley Wilder. Only representative pages have been scanned.

Pages scanned include a photograph of Philadelphia Mayor Bernard Samuel signing a petition spearheaded by Wilder (seated right) urging better screen representation of African American actors, May 12, 1948. Looking on (left to right): Florence Madison Hill, president of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Philadelphia; Wayne L. Hopkins, executive secretary of the Armstrong Association; and Marjorie Penney, director of Fellowship House.

Verso of page consists of clippings, undated and from 1944 and 1949, about Wilder's campaign for better representation of African Americans in film.

Creator: Wilder, John Brantley, 1909?-1990

Forms part of: John Brantley Wilder papers, 1937-circa 1979

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: John Brantley Wilder. Scrapbook, 1937-1976. John Brantley Wilder papers, 1937-circa 1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 22291