This black-and-white photograph shows an intimate interior with a black woman and several black men dancing the jitterbug.

Jitterbugging in Negro juke joint, Saturday evening, outside Clarksdale, Mississippi

Marion Post Wolcott

November 1939; printed 1960s

  • Titles Jitterbugging in juke joint, Saturday evening, outside Clarksdale, Mississippi (Former title)
  • Artist Marion Post Wolcott, American, 1910 - 1990
  • Medium gelatin silver print
  • Credit Line Museum purchase in memory of Dr. Richard Alan Elkus with funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Henry Crommelin Jr., Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Elsas, Mr. Russell Jackson Drake, Mr. and Mrs. Henry I Frohsin, Mr. and Mrs. William C. Hulsey, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Powell, Carol and Donald L. Herman, Mr. and Mrs. David L. Silverstein, Ms. Estelle S. Silverstein, and other friends, 2007.131
  • Object Name photograph
  • Classification Photographs