Tom Thumb wedding

Object Details

Photographer
Jackson, Frank R., 1908-2007
Scope and Contents
Barbara Porter (left) and Patricia Taylor (right) participate in a Tom Thumb wedding activity at the Frederick Douglass Community Center in Washington, DC. Tom Thumb weddings were events where children played the roles of bride, groom, minister, wedding party, and guest.
Date
circa 1943 - 1945
Extent
1 Item (photographic print , gelatin silver, 8 x 9 in. (20.3 x 22.9 cm).)
Type
Archival materials
Photographs
Topic
African American children
African Americans
Weddings
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Collection Citation
Henry Bazemore collection of Frederick Douglass Dwellings photographs, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Henry Bazemore.
Identifier
ACMA.06-067, Item ACMA PH2009.7008.01
Tom Thumb wedding
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