Shenandoah County Library Archives

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African American Performers

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Title

African American Performers

Subject

Mt. Zion Methodist Church (Woodstock Va), Woodstock (Va), Polk, W.H., African American Churches, Theater-Virginia-Woodstock

Description

Undated photograph showing members of Woodstock Virginia's Mt. Zion Methodist Church in costume for a theatrical production. This historically black congregation was established in 1867. They regularly held plays and other performances during the 1920s and 1930s to raise money for their new church building which was constructed in 1921. Their minister W.T. Polk is pictured on the far right in the middle row with glasses and a bow tie. The other individuals are unidentified.

Creator

Hugh Morrison

Source

Series II: Morrison Photographs, George William Smith Collection, Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

Undated

Contributor

Scanned by Shenandoah County Historical Society, DS 0279

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Identifier

18-0507-0279

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8x10 inch print

Citation

Hugh Morrison, “African American Performers,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed November 19, 2018, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/12336.

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