Ladies at Yorkie's Tavern Nightclub

Dublin Core

Title

Ladies at Yorkie's Tavern Nightclub

Subject

Yorkie’s Tavern (Lightfoot, Va.)
African Americans – Virginia – Williamsburg – Social life and customs – Photographs
Documentary photography – Virginia – Williamsburg
Vernacular photography – Virginia – Williamsburg

Description

Photo of nine women at a table at Yorkie's Tavern, Lightfoot, Va., circa late 1940s-1950s. Enclosed in a "souvenir photo" envelope (image # DUR5311CNb). From far right, counterclockwise: Queen Esther Taylor, John Parsons (upper right, with scarf), Josephine Lee Hargis, [Alzene Parsons or Alzenia Holmes], Cynthia Ferguson Wallace, Celestine Carter Overberry, Marilynn Billups, Marie Crump Brown, unidentified, Clarine Billups Jones (with arm outstretched toward viewer).

Creator

Durant, Albert W.

Date

Circa late 1940s-1950s

Date Created

Circa late 1940s-1950s

Rights

This material is protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). For reproduction queries: Rights and reproductions

Format

JPEG

Medium

Image

Identifier

DUR5311CN

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Gelatin silver print

Physical Dimensions

5x7 inches

Citation

Durant, Albert W., “Ladies at Yorkie's Tavern Nightclub,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 4, 2021, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/353.