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Maker(s):Van Der Zee, James
Culture:American (1886-1983)
Title:Samuel J. Battle (center), first black police officer in New York City
Date Made:1915 (negative); printed later
Materials:photograph, mounted on cardboard
Place Made:New York City
Measurements:Mount: 10 7/8 in x 13 7/8 in; 27.6 cm x 35.2 cm; Sheet: 6 5/8 in x 8 11/16 in; 16.8 cm x 22.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1983.118
Credit Line:Collection of Mead Art Museum, Amherst College
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Part of collection of 31 photographs focusing on black culture

social commentary; social classes; historical figures; African American; police officers

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