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Roland L. Freeman. African American expressive culture in Philadelphia project, 1989 (continued)
Roll 63. "Street Ball," 57th and Alden Street. Brothers shooting hoop on a corner with lots of seemingly drug-related traffic, but they profile for the camera by dunking every shot and skywalking strides. Rather than a busted out plastic crate, there is a backboard with a net but it is hung sort of low; Double Dutch, 41st and Wiota Streets, Powellton Village. Photos taken of twins: Dominick and Shaniqua, eight months old, 2405 Edgley St., Phila., PA 19132. Only home photographed - brick home painted purple with white designs, which suggested an African motif, at 2321 Edgley Street; Accident ???, April 14, 1989 (continued)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 2 Roll 64. Four girls between the ages of five to nine jump the best of any set of girls I (JM) have seen playing on the street thus far. They jump with verve and duration seldom seen by girls in this age group. Johnson Homes, public housing complex, with folk designs painted on bricks of the homes. Photos taken of twins: Dominick and Shaniqua, eight months old, 2405 Edgley St., Phila., PA 19132. Only home photographed - brick home painted purple with white designs, which suggested an African motif, at 2321 Edgley Street; Accident ???, April 14, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 64 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 2 Roll 65. "Street Ball," 57th and Alden Street. Brothers shooting hoop on a corner with lots of seemingly drug-related traffic, but they profile for the camera by dunking every shot and skywalking strides. Rather than a busted out plastic crate, there is a backboard with a net but it is hung sort of low; Double Dutch, 41st and Wiota Streets, Powellton Village. Four girls between the ages of five to nine jump the best of any set of girls I (JM) have seen playing on the street thus far. They jump with verve and duration seldom seen by girls in this age group. Johnson Homes, public housing complex, with folk designs painted on bricks of the homes. Photos taken of twins: Dominick and Shaniqua, eight months old, 2405 Edgley St., Phila., PA 19132. Only home photographed - brick home painted purple with white designs, which suggested an African motif, at 2321 Edgley Street; Accident ???, April 14, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 65 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 66. "Pezer's" [i.e., Pelzer's] (horse and pet supply store), owned by June and Sammy Pezer [i.e., Pelzer] who have a stable: people in store. PASA (Pan-African Students Assoc., U. of PA) party: photographed African students from throughout the diaspora including Nomalanga Dalili (JM's friend with head wrapped in gelee) and her husband, Ellis, in African buba; also Claudia Boykins (short cropped hair), April 15, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 66 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 67 & Roll 68. "Pezer's" [i.e., Pelzer's] (horse and pet supply store), owned by June and Sammy Pezer [i.e., Pelzer] who have a stable. Third World Bar and Lounge (evening), 49th and Baltimore Avenue, Phila., PA 19143: people dancing. PASA (Pan-African Students Assoc., U. of PA) party: photographed African students from throughout the diaspora including Nomalanga Dalili (JM's friend with head wrapped in gelee) and her husband, Ellis, in African buba; also Claudia Boykins (short cropped hair), April 15, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 67 & 68 (H)
Extent: 2 contact sheets
BOX 3 Roll 69. "Pezer's" [i.e., Pelzer's] (horse and pet supply store), owned by June and Sammy Pezer [i.e., Pelzer] who have a stable: people in store, and dogs being inoculated. Third World Bar and Lounge (evening), 49th and Baltimore Avenue, Phila., PA 19143: people dancing. PASA (Pan-African Students Assoc., U. of PA) party: photographed African students from throughout the diaspora including Nomalanga Dalili (JM's friend with head wrapped in gelee) and her husband, Ellis, in African buba; also Claudia Boykins (short cropped hair), April 15, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 69 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 70. ["Pezer's" [i.e., Pelzer's] (horse and pet supply store), owned by June and Sammy Pezer [i.e., Pelzer] who have a stable: people in store, and dogs being inoculated. Third World Bar and Lounge (evening), 49th and Baltimore Avenue, Phila., PA 19143: people dancing./ PASA (Pan-African Students Assoc., U. of PA) party: photographed African students from throughout the diaspora including Nomalanga Dalili (JM's friend with head wrapped in gelee) and her husband, Ellis, in African buba; also Claudia Boykins (short cropped hair), April 16, 1989]
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 70 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 70A & Roll 71 to Roll 74. Gospel anniversary, at New Inspirational Baptist Church, 4400 Germantown Avenue, April 16, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 70A & 71 to 74 (H)
Extent: 5 contact sheets
BOX 3 Roll 75. Yard of folk house at 626 North 42nd Street; white house and Moorish house on North 21st Street. Rachel Bagby House, part of Philadelphia Community Rehabilitation Corporation, April 17, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 75 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 76. Rachel Bagby House, part of Philadelphia Community Rehabilitation Corporation. Rachel Bagby showed me murals. Keys Corral and Stable, 9th and Tioga Streets: met Steve; photographed boys boxing outside. Steve took me to Al's stable, 9th and Allegheny, behind a warehouse. Circle M Stable, 2600 block of Fletcher Street: stable activities, April 17, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 76 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 77. Keys Corral and Stable, 9th and Tioga Streets: met Steve; photographed boys boxing outside. Steve took me to Al's stable, 9th and Allegheny, behind a warehouse. Circle M Stable, 2600 block of Fletcher Street: stable activities, April 17, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 77 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 78 & Roll 79. Steve took me to Al's stable, 9th and Allegheny, behind a warehouse. Circle M Stable, 2600 block of Fletcher Street: stable activities, April 17, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 78 & 79 (H)
Extent: 2 contact sheets
BOX 3 Roll 80. [R.W. Brown Community Center, Cecil B. Moore and 8th Street: John Coltrane Society again. Free Children's workshop program Charles Bowen, saxophonist, and Alfie Pollitt, pianist, April 18, 1989]
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 80 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 81. Outside of Joe Frazier's gym. Urban gardening, Glenwood Avenue; met - Charlie Mae Highland, James Alexander, 928 E. Hortter Street, Ph, PA 19150 (used to work at shipyard), Mattie Thompson, 3145 N. 28th Street, Ph, PA 19132 (from South Carolina, plants cotton every year), Denyse Bigelow, 2441 N. Barcroft Street, Ph, PA 19132. Uncle Sam's Pawn Shop, 2202 Ridge Ave (at 22nd), April 18, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 81 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 82. Outside of Joe Frazier's gym. Urban gardening, Glenwood Avenue; met - Charlie Mae Highland, James Alexander, 928 E. Hortter Street, Ph, PA 19150 (used to work at shipyard), Mattie Thompson, 3145 N. 28th Street, Ph, PA 19132 (from South Carolina, plants cotton every year), Denyse Bigelow, 2441 N. Barcroft Street, Ph, PA 19132, April 18, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 82 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 83 to Roll 85. Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ at Greenwood Avenue and Broad Street: breadlines, April 18, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 83 to 85 (H)
Extent: 3 contact sheets
BOX 3 Roll 86. R.W. Brown Community Center, Cecil B. Moore and 8th Street: John Coltrane Society again. Free Children's workshop program Charles Bowen, saxophonist, and Alfie Pollitt, pianist. Ashante Crews - six-year-old girl in jeans outfit, April 18, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 86 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 87. Construction workers, 17th Street off South Street. Ron's Ribs BBQ, 1627 South Street, owned by Ron Washington, who works with his mother Myrtle (who migrated from Virginia to Baltimore to Philadelphia) from storefront and truck. 545-9160, Group shot: Ron, Myrtle, and Malcolm Ford, who works at Cleft Club, April 19, 1989. [First nine frames include - R.W. Brown Community Center, Cecil B. Moore and 8th Street: John Coltrane Society again. Free Children's workshop program Charles Bowen, saxophonist, and Alfie Pollitt, pianist. Ashante Crews - six-year-old girl in jeans outfit, April 18, 1989.]
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 87 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 88. Ron's Ribs BBQ, 1627 South Street, owned by Ron Washington, who works with his mother Myrtle (who migrated from Virginia to Baltimore to Philadelphia) from storefront and truck. 545-9160, Group shot: Ron, Myrtle, and Malcolm Ford, who works at Cleft Club, April 19, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 88 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 89. [Ron's Ribs BBQ, 1627 South Street, owned by Ron Washington, who works with his mother Myrtle (who migrated from Virginia to Baltimore to Philadelphia) from storefront and truck. 545-9160, Group shot: Ron, Myrtle, and Malcolm Ford, who works at Cleft Club, April 19, 1989]
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 89 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 90. Barbara Whiteman and husband, with her collection of black dolls (Plus X, 2 1/4), April 20, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 90 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 91. Charlie's Tire Service, with folk art painting on the fence, April 20, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 91 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 92. Morgan L. Anderson and Tanya C. Anderson, mother and baby daughter, 1110 W. Glenwood Ave., April 21, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 92 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 93 to Roll 96. Tobin's Inn and Lounge, jazz musicians featuring Alfie Pollitt and Byard Lancaster, April 21, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 93 to 96 (H)
Extent: 4 contact sheets
BOX 3 Roll 97 to Roll 100. James (Jay?) M. Camp, wood sculptor and furniture-maker, in the showroom of Jay Camp Designs, 2310-12 Grays Ferry Avenue, So. Phila. W) 735-2253, H) 333-2899 (Plus X, 2 1/4) Born and reared in Western Pennsylvania, Camp has worked with wood since his childhood, when he and his brothers would sit around the wood stove whittling wooden animals. After a stint in the Army, he began working in a cabinet shop; soon thereafter, he opened a shop of his own, designing and creating his own furniture. These photos show some of those creations, including a chess table (with carved chess pieces) and a rocking chair. Also pictured are some of Camp's carvings, and a design for a basketball monument, April 22, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 97 to 100 (H)
Extent: 4 contact sheets
BOX 3 Roll 101 to Roll 108. Dinner at Sinclair and Barbara Whiteman's home, 7257 N. 18th Street, Phila., PA 19126, with their family and grandchildren including five other family units: Barbara's daughter, Robyn Arnold, her husband Peter Arnold, and their son Jared Arnold; Sinclair's daughter Valdena, her children, Jamara Whiteman (7), Nefertia (2), and Shalena (11), and her partner Michael Johnson; Valdena's twin sister, Violetta Whiteman and her daughter, Shamera Whiteman (3); Sinclair's daughter, Barbara Whiteman and her son, David Whiteman (4); and Sinclair's son, Nathaniel Whiteman, and his partner, Toi Brown, April 23, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 101 to 108 (H)
Extent: 8 contact sheets
BOX 3 Roll 109. [Dinner at Sinclair and Barbara Whiteman's home, 7257 N. 18th Street, Phila., PA 19126, with their family and grandchildren including five other family units: Barbara's daughter, Robyn Arnold, her husband Peter Arnold, and their son Jared Arnold; Sinclair's daughter Valdena, her children, Jamara Whiteman (7), Nefertia (2), and Shalena (11), and her partner Michael Johnson; Valdena's twin sister, Violetta Whiteman and her daughter, Shamera Whiteman (3); Sinclair's daughter, Barbara Whiteman and her son, David Whiteman (4); and Sinclair's son, Nathaniel Whiteman, and his partner, Toi Brown, April 23, 1989]
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 109 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 110. Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith on South 22nd and Bainbridge Streets, April 23, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 110 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 111. [Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith on South 22nd and Bainbridge Streets, April 23, 1989]
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 111 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 3 Roll 112. James Rhoads School at 50th & Parrish St, with commissioned graffiti mural by neighborhood street artist Randall Skyes, April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 112 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 4 Roll 113. James Rhoads School at 50th & Parrish St, with commissioned graffiti mural by neighborhood street artist Randall Skyes. [Darnell-Kirkland and Jeff Johnson], April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 113 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 4 Roll 113A & Roll 114. James Rhoads School at 50th & Parrish St, with commissioned graffiti mural by neighborhood street artist Randall Skyes. Darnell-Kirkland and Jeff Johnson, April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 113A & 114 (H)
Extent: 2 contact sheets
BOX 4 Roll 115 to Roll 117. Blues man John Oliver and Roshona Echols, April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 115 to 117 (H)
Extent: 3 contact sheets
BOX 4 Roll 118. [Men and women socializing in a parking lot with the Philadelphia skyline in the background. National Council of Negro Women Black family Reunion Celebration 1988 commemorative mural. Heavenly Hall Community Center; man selling fish (?) from the back of a van], April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 118 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 4 Roll 119. [Spoons-playing Spoors Jr. and Chante Wright], April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 119 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 4 Roll 119A. [Family gathered around a table eating dinner], April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 119A (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
[LOT 15355, no. 119B: call number not assigned. LC did not receive contact sheets for rolls 119B.]
BOX 4 Roll 120 to Roll 122. Spoons-playing Spoors Jr. and Chante Wright, April 24, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 120 to 122 (H)
Extent: 3 contact sheets
BOX 4 Roll 123 to Roll 128. Jam Session in "Washboard Slim's" Kitchen; Left to Right: Chuck Mitchell, Annie Young, Maggie Hughes and Robert "Washboard Slim" Young, April 25, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 123 to 128 (H)
Extent: 6 contact sheets
BOX 4 Roll 129. Rev. Carolyn Bryant styling hair of Barbara Winfield, April 26, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 129 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 4 Roll 130. Rev Carolyn Bryant styling hair of Barbara Winfield, April 26, 1989. DJ "Jocko" Douglass Henderson at Home. Family Afternoon Prayers at Smiley Fletcher's at 2854 Tulip Street, April 26, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 130 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 4 Roll 130A. DJ "Jocko" Douglass Henderson at Home, April 27, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 130A (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
BOX 4 Roll 131. DJ "Jocko" Douglass Henderson at Home. Family Afternoon Prayers at Smiley Fletcher's at 2854 Tulip Street, April 27, 1989
Call No.: LOT 15355, no. 131 (H)
Extent: 1 contact sheet
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