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PHOTODESCRIPTIONUNIT — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15 Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (106)

Alfreda Barnett Duster, three-quarter-length portrait, standing, 1950


Studio portrait, possibly taken after Alfreda Barnet Duster became the first African American to win the Parent-Teacher Association's Mother of the Year Award. Inscribed on front: To my dear friend Roscoe C. Simmons, Alfreda Barnett Duster, 7/1/50.


  • 1950


Open for research.


1 photographs : color print ; ; print 25 x 21 cm (8 x 10 format))

Biographical / Historical

Daughter of renowned journalist and civil rights leader Ida B. Wells.

Source of information

Title devised.


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

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