Vanderzee's NYC copyright in the negative. G.G.G. Photo Studio in black ink on verso: "G.G.G. Photo Studio/ James Vanderzee/ Artist [stamp partially faded]/ Over 39 Years Experience/ 272 Lenox Ave. New York 27, N.Y. Phone: LEhigh 4-4190".
Authenticated, titled, dated, and signed by Donna Vanderzee (the photographer's wife) in graphite on verso: "Title: Garveyite Assembly, / Library Hall, 1926/ Photographer: James Vanderzee/ Vintage Print/ Certified: Donna Mussenden Vanderzee/ Copyright © All Photographs Reserved".
National Endowment for the Arts Fund for American Art
Vanderzee, James, Deborah Willis-Braithwaite, and Roger C Birt, "VanDerZee: Photographer 1886-1983", (New York: Harry N Abrams / National Portrait Gallery, 1993) p. 99.
©artist or artist’s estate
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