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Pyramid Club exhibition catalogs, 1943-1955

Pyramid Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)


Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel, 4 items on a partial microfilm reel

Summary: This microfilm collection consists of annual exhibition catalogs from the Pyramid Club, an African American social club. The exhibition catalogs date from 1943 to 1945 and 1955.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Pyramid Club was an African American social club founded circa 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The club had its own bar and restaurant, hosted social events, and sponsored art exhibitions open to all artists.


Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4398 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Pyramid Club exhibition catalogs, 1943-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.