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This photograph, from a glass plate negative, shows a group of African American men holding musical instruments alongside two women and children. Alfred Lawrence's studio was located in Lawrence, Kansas, but the actual location of this photograph is not known.
Creator: Lawrence, A (Alfred), 19th cent.
Date: Between 1890 and 1919
This image of an African American band can be used to discuss African America music and tradition.
Item Number: 220205
Call Number: Lawrence, Alfred Coll. No. 0969
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220205
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Musicians
Collections - Photograph - Lawrence, Alfred (photographer)
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musical instruments - Banjo
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musical instruments - Guitar
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musical instruments - Mandolin
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musical instruments - Violin
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musicians
Curriculum - 3rd Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Significant events (Benchmark 3) - Community culture (Indicator 3)
Date - 1890s
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Dry plate glass negatives
People - African Americans
People - Children
People - Women
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Dry plate glass negatives