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Guide to the Helen M. Stummer Photographs and Papers
1976-2001
 PR 235

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Container List

Series I. Photographs, 1977-1980

Scope and Contents note

Series I. Photographs includes twenty-two 11x14 black and white photographs taken on East 6th Street between 1977 and 1980. The photographs have been loosely arranged by subject. Seven photographs show a woman named Shirley and her four children over a period of two years. Other photographs show individual portraits of children, street scenes of children and adults playing and lounging, and a few images of adults and children. Each photograph has been titled, dated, and signed by the photographer on the verso of each photograph. Titles recorded below are transcribed from the verso.

Photographs are arranged loosely by subject, and thereunder by date. Titles are the photographer's.

Shirley and Family

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Shirley and Cornell grooming their children, East 6th St. NYC
1978 October
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Shirley, her four children - Sam, Charlie, Yvette, and Bernadette - in backyard with neighborhood - East 6th St. NYC
1978 August
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Before Christening - Shirley in middle, Cornell on right with their children
1978 January
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Bernadette, Yvette, Charlie, and baby (Shirley's children)
1979 February
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Twins combing Shirley's hair - East 6th St. NYC
1979 February
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Shirley with baby in gutter water - East 6th St. NYC
1979 July
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Shirley's twin daughter Yvette in kitchen
1979 August

Children and Adults

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Lenny holding Michelle
1977 October
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Nancy (pregnant belly). Her daughter Michelle imitating, East 6th St. NYC
1978 December
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Pedro holding his niece (bike in foreground) East 6th St. NYC
1978 May
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Helen and Charlie
1980 December

Children

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 4 The Graduate
1977
Box: 1 Folder : 4 2 girls with dolls
1977 June
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Boy with glasses in lower east side lot
1977 November
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Alberto E 6th St. NYC
1978 October

Groups of Children

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Neighborhood friends East 6th St. NYC
1977
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Volleyball in front of Sloan Center street - East 6th St. NYC
1978 July
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Playing in street - hydrant water - East 6th St. NYC
1979 July
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Summer camp marching orders- East 6th St. NYC
1979 July

Other Groups

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Woman, garbage, and dog
1977 September
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Her foot was amputated after getting ganguerene [sic] from rat bite. Woman's grandson by window overlooking East 6th St.
1979 May
Box: 1 Folder : 6 "Hanging out"- local residents East 6th St. NYC
1978 February

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