Picture of Bessie Smith
Carl Van Vechten
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Van Vechten Collection, reproduction number LC-DIG-ppmsca-09571 DLC (digital file from original photo).
As the restrictions on this collection expired in 1986, the Library of Congress believes this image is in the public domain.
Carl Van Vechten, “Bessie Smith,” UC Berkeley Library, accessed February 17, 2018, http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/omeka/items/show/89.