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The Wishing Tree on Seventh Avenue, Harlem. 4

From: Color slides of Blacks

The Wishing Tree on Seventh Avenue, Harlem. 4

From: Color slides of Blacks

Call Number:
Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1940 Sept 4
Genre:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Stamped on verso: Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.
Abstract:
Harlem's Wishing Tree/Tree of Hope was an elm which stood in front of the Lafayette Theatre inbetween 131st and 132nd Streets. It was believed to convery good luck to any who stood under its branches, and later, to grant jobs to unemployed actors who pra
Physical Description:
1 slide
color, Kodachrome
2 x 2 in.
Host Note:
Photographer's number on verso: CCXVII
Box:
Negro Collection III
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Van Vechten Photographs
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2024482
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