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Frick, Dorothy Peterson, 1897-1978



  • Existence: 1897-11-20 - 1978-11-27


Dorothy Peterson (1897-1978), Spanish teacher, aspiring actress, novelist, and arts patron closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance writers and artists.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Photographs of prominent African Americans

Call Number: JWJ MSS 76
Abstract: Photographs drawn from various collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection. The collection includes predominantly images of prominent African American writers, cultural leaders, and entertainers, as well as photographs by important African American photographers. A small number of images document people and places outside the United States. The collection forms a visual record of artists, writers, actors, musicians, and politicians active chiefly in the United States from the 1920s...
Dates: 1875-1978