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Series 4
Photographs, circa 1940-2009
Box 27 and BV 1-3

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of photographs of Wright and others from the 1940s-2000s. Photograph albums were left intact, except for one album that was disassembled for preservation purposes. Albums include snapshots of Wright, family, and friends; Wright's wedding to Joseph Kaye; and various other events. The series also has photographs of Wright with notable figures, such as Wright and Lucy E. Smith working on Give Me a Child and a photograph of Wright with members of the Harlem Writers' Guild circa the 1970s. There are a set of snapshots taken by Wright on her trip to Cuba in 1960 that feature Fidel Castro.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
27 1 Cats, no date
27 2 Mahler, Elfriede, 1955
27 3 Mandela, Nelson, no date
27 4 Photograph album, circa 1940s-1990s
BV1 - Photograph album, circa 1960s-2000s
BV2 - Photograph album, circa 1980s-2000s
BV3 - Photograph album, circa 1980s-2000s
27 5 Photograph album, 1989
27 6 Unidentified man, no date
27 7 Unidentified men, no date
27 8 Wright, no date
27 9 Wright and Lucy E. Smith, circa 1955
27 10 Wright in Cuba, circa 1960
27 11 Wright, Marcienne, no date
27 12 Wright with Harlem Writers' Guild members, circa 1970s
27 13 Wright with Harlem Writers' Guild members, 1980s-2000s
27 14 Wright with Sidney Poitier, no date
27 15 Wright's trip to Cuba, photographs by Wright, 1960