on verso, by unknown hand, upper left corner perpendicular in graphite: S/S; by LIFE across top in graphite circled with wax pencil: V84246-C-1-29A[?]; by unknown hand, center in black wax pencil circled: 6; by LIFE, center perpendicular stamped in purple ink; LIFE PHOTO BY / GORDON PARKS / TAKE NO. / 1 / SET NO. / 84246 / STORY & LOCATION / ELDRIDGE CLEAVER; bottom center in wax pencil: C; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right corner in graphite: CGA#185 [exhibition number for Half Past Autumn]
Gordon Parks, New York; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1998; acquired by NGA, 2016.