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"Storefront" Baptist church (or Church of God in Christ) during services on Easter morning

Date April 1941
Location Chicago Illinois United States
Dimensions Image: 10 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (26 x 34.3 cm)
Paper: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

Inside this modest storefront church (probably a Church of God in Christ rather than a Baptist church), Lee captures churchgoers absorbed in worship service and Bible study, though the harsh lighting his photography required must have been distracting.

Credit line

Museum Purchase, 2003

Feedback Accession No. 96.2003