Series 4
Photographs, 1930-2000
Boxes 24-61, OP 5-17 and 24-25

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of photographs of Samella S. Lewis from 1930-2000, as well as photographs of Lewis with her family and other artists at various events and exhibitions. The series also contains photographs of African art and African American artists including Palmer Hayden and Jacob Lawrence collected by Lewis, as well as images from her travels. The bulk of the series consists of slides collected by Lewis of African American artists and international art from countries such as Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Suriname, and Trinidad.

See also: Series 3 Subject files which includes images from artists and places also found in the photographs.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by type or subject of photograph, then in alphabetical order.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to unprocessed born digital materials in this series. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to unprocessed born digital materials.

Photographs of Lewis
Box Folder Content
24 1 Lewis, Samella, no date [1 of 3]
24 2 Lewis, Samella, no date [2 of 3]
24 3 Lewis, Samella, no date [3 of 3]
OP5 - Lewis, Samella, no date
24 4 Lewis, Samella and others, no date
24 5 Lewis, Samella and others, unidentified events, no date
24 6 Lewis, Samella and others, unidentified events, no date
Other photographs
25 1 African American Art for Young People, transparencies, 1991
25 2 African American dance, no date
25 3 African American visuals, transparencies, no date
25 4 African art, no date [1 of 2]
25 5 African art, no date [2 of 2]
25 6 African art, no date [3 of 3]
25 7 African art, no date [negatives]
25 8 Afro-American Tradition in Decorative Arts, 1978 [1 of 3]
25 9 Afro-American Tradition in Decorative Arts, 1978 [2 of 3]
26 1 Afro-American Tradition in Decorative Arts, 1978 [3 of 3]
26 2 Anderson, William on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, 1972-1977 [1 of 2]
OP6 - Anderson, William on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, 1972-1977 [2 of 2]
26 3 Anderson, William on Oyojunti Village, 1967-1989 [1 of 2]
OP7 - Anderson, William on Oyojunti Village, 1967-1989 [2 of 2]
26 4 Anderson, William, prints, 1977-1989
26 5 Andrews, Benny, no date [1 of 3]
26 6 Andrews, Benny, no date [2 of 3]
26 7 Andrews, Benny, no date [3 of 3]
26 8 Andrews, Benny, negatives, no date
26 9 Artis, William, artwork, circa 1930-1940
26 10 Artis, William, negatives, no date
26 11 Artists, general, no date [1 of 3]
26 12 Artists, general, no date [2 of 3]
27 1 Artists, general, no date [3 of 3]
27 2 Artists, general, no date [4 of 4]
27 3 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date [1 of 8]
27 4 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date] [2 of 8]
27 5 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date [3 of 8]
27 6 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date [4 of 8]
27 7 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date [5 of 8]
27 8 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date [6 of 8]
27 9 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date [7 of 8]
27 10 Artists, general, negatives, transparencies, no date] [8 of 8]
27 11 Artists, unidentified, no date
27 12 Bailey, Herman, negatives, no date
27 13 Bailey, Kofi, negatives, no date
27 14 Bannister forum, 1977
27 15 Barbados, no date
28 1 Barbados, transparencies, no date
28 2 Baron, Jack, Key West, Florida, no date
28 3 Baron, Jack, "Laura," transparencies, no date
28 4 Barthé, Richmond, no date
28 5 Barthé, Richmond, artwork, 1945
OP25 - Barthé, Richmond, no date
28 6 Beasley, Phoebe, 1993
28 7 Biggers, John, no date
OP8 - Billops, Camille and James Hatch, no date
28 8 Blackburn, Bob, workshop, no date
28 9 Book covers, Art: African American, Black Artists on Art, and The Art of Elizabeth Catlett, no date
28 10 Brazil, no date [1 of 3]
28 11 Brazil, no date [2 of 3]
28 12 Brazil, no date [3 of 3]
OP9 - Brazil, no date
28 13 Brazil, negatives, no date
28 14 Brazil, transparencies, no date
28 15 Brazil, Rio dancer, no date
28 16 Butler, David, 1993
28 17 Butler, David, negatives, no date
OP10 - Calhoun, Keith, 1988
28 18 Candomblé, no date
28 19 Caribbean art, transparencies, no date
28 20 Catlett, Elizabeth, 1974-1999
28 21 Catlett, Elizabeth, artwork, no date
OP11 - Catlett, Elizabeth, no date
28 22 Catlett, Elizabeth, negatives, no date
29 1 Chandler, Dana, 1978
29 2 Christmas, 1975
29 3 Clark, Irene V., no date
29 4 Cortor, Eldzier, artwork, no date
29 5 Covers, Art: African American, Black Artists on Art, The Art of Elizabeth Catlett, no date
29 6 Duck decoys, transparencies, no date
29 7 Family, no date
29 8 Festival of Arts and Culture, no date
29 9 Fiddler, Claude, no date
OP24 - Gillespie, Dizzy, 1982
29 10 Hadley, Ron, no date
29 11 Haiti, negatives, no date [1 of 2]
29 12 Haiti, negatives, no date [2 of 2]
29 13 Hayden, Palmer, 1980
29 14 Hinnant, Vandorn and Linda B. Brown exhibition installation, 1995
29 15 Hollingsworth, Alvin C., A.C., no date
29 16 Hollingsworth, Alvin C., negatives, no date
29 17 "Homecoming" exhibition, no date
29 18 Honeywood, Varnette, transparencies, no date
29 19 Howard, Mildred, transparencies
29 20 Hughes, Manuel, negatives, no date
29 21 Humphrey, Margo, negatives and transparencies, no date
29 22 Hutchinson, Charles, no date
29 23 I Remember...Thirty Years after the March on Washington exhibition, 1993
29 24 Johnson, Sargent, no date
29 25 Jones, Mailou, no date
OP12 - Lawrence, Jacob, no date
29 26 Lawrence, Jacob, no date
29 27 Lawrence, Jacob, transparencies, no date
29 28 Lewis, Norman, no date
29 29 Lewis, Paul, no date
29 30 Lindsay, Arturo, negatives, no date
29 31 Makako, Pedro, negatives, no date
30 1 Maxwell, William, no date
OP13 - Mulzac, Hugh with others, no date
30 2 Murals, design, negatives and transparencies, no date
30 3 Museum of African American Art, negatives, no date
30 4 National Black Arts Festival, 2000
30 5 National Museum of American Art prints, no date
30 6 Native Americans, no date
30 7 Parks, Gordon and Maya Angelou, 1960-1963
30 8 Purifoy, Noah, negatives and transparencies, no date
30 9 Robeson, Paul, no date
30 10 Schwartz, Joe, Street Evangelist, circa 1930s
OP14 - Schwartz, Joe, Street Evangelist, circa 1930s
30 11 Sheppard, William H., Bakuba, no date
30 12 Smith, George, 1987
30 13 Smith, Howard, no date
30 14 Stovall, Lou, negatives, 1977
30 15 Suarez, Papito, no date
30 16 Suriname, no date
30 17 Suriname, no date
30 18 Suriname, no date
30 19 Suriname, negatives, no date
30 20 Suriname, negatives, no date
30 21 Suriname, negatives, no date
30 22 Suriname, negatives, no date
31 1 Suriname, negatives, no date
31 2 Suriname, transparencies, no date
31 3 Suriname artists, negatives, no date
31 4 Trinidad, no date
31 5 Trinidad, negatives, no date
31 6 Trinidad, transparencies, no date
31 7 Trinidad, ballet, no date
31 8 Trinidad, photographs, no date
31 9 Unidentified artwork, no date
31 10 Unidentified artwork, no date
OP15 - Unidentified artwork, no date
31 11 Unidentified events, negatives, no date
31 12 Unidentified people, events, no date
OP16 - Unidentified people, events, no date
OP17 - Unidentified people, events, transparencies, no date
31 13 Unidentified places, no date
31 14 Untitled, drawing, negative, no date
31 15 Watts Summer Festival, negatives, no date
31 16 Westmoreland Museum of Art, negatives, no date
31 17 White, Charles, no date
31 18 Woodruff, Hale, no date
Slides
32 - African American dance
32 - African art
32 - Andrews, Benny
33 - Artists, A-W
33 - Artists, general
34 - Artists, general
47 - Artists, general
48 - Artists, general
49 - Artists, general
50 - Artists, general
51 - Artists, general
52 - Artists, general
53 - Artists, general
54 - Artists, general
55 - Artists, general
56 - Artists, general
57 - Artists, general
58 - Artists, general
59 - Artists, general
60 - Artists, general
61 - Artists, general
34 - Barbados,
34 - Baron, Jack, Key West, Florida
35 - Beasley, Phoebe
35 - Bethune Junior High show
35 - Biggers, John
35 - Black artists on art
35 - Black women artists
35 - Blake, Eubie
35 - Blues artists
36 - Brazil
37 - Brazil
38 - Brazil
38 - Brazil, Bahia
38 - Brown, Edith
38 - Butler, David
38 - Caribbean Visions, Contemporary Painting and Sculpture
39 - Caribbean Visions, Contemporary Painting and Sculpture
40 - Catlett, Elizabeth
40 - Catlett, Elizabeth and John Biggers
40 - Chase
40 - Cuba
40 - Family
40 - Figueroa art fair
41 - Gallery visitors
41 - Haiti
41 - Hampton University
41 - Hayden, Palmer
41 - Hinton, Alfred
41 - Hollingsworth, Ann
41 - Honeywood, Varnette
41 - Hurney, Arnold
41 - Hutson, Bill
41 - Jamaica, 1976
41 - Jones, Calvin B.
41 - Jones, Lois Mailou
41 - Kendall, Michael S.
42 - Lane, Artis
42 - Lawrence, Jacob
42 - Lewis, Samella
42 - Lindsay, Arturo
42 - Metric workshop
42 - Native Americans
42 - New Orleans
42 - Nigerian art, contemporary
42 - Piper, Rose
42 - Reedus, Reatha
42 - Samba school
42 - Sligh, Clarissa
42 - Smith, A. J.
42 - Smith, Howard
42 - Smith, Hughie Lee
42 - Smith, Maria J.
42 - Solis, Armando
42 - Stokes, L.D.
43 - Stouvall, Lou
43 - Suriname
43 - Suriname and Brazil
44 - Tobago
44 - Tougaloo College, Mississippi
44 - Trinidad and Tobago
45 - Trinidad
45 - Trinidad, Ken Morris
46 - West African art
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