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Langston Hughes as Stage Door Canteen Volunteer Worker during World War II, New York, Winter, 1944, with actress Peggy Anne Garnes

From: Photographs of Blacks

Langston Hughes as Stage Door Canteen Volunteer Worker during World War II, New York, Winter, 1944, with actress Peggy Anne Garnes

From: Photographs of Blacks

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Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1944
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Description:
In pencil verso: Hughes bequest. In ink verso: Langston Hughes / as Stage Door / Canteen Volunteer Worker / during World War II, / New York, Winter, 1944, / with actress Peggy Anne Garnes. In ink verso: Around / Feb. 16, / 1944. Stamped verso: Photograph
Abstract:
Langston Hughes (James Mercer Langston Hughes, 1902 - 1967) was an African American poet, playwright and author. This is a group portrait of Peggy Anne Garnes seated at a table with two sailors, Langston Hughes standing behind them.
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
24.1 x 16.2 cm
Host Note:
Photographer's number: VIII y 6
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
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2026074
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