on verso, by unknown hand, top center in blue pen: 7; left center in red pencil underlined in cursive: Norman; by Life, center in carbon paper purple: V80042 / credit / Gordon Parks; overlapping in graphite: V80042 / 2C2-35-[?]; along right edge stamped in red bordered: No / Further Reproduction Permitted. / For Info, See / Anne Drayton; along right edge in red pencil cursive bordered: Used In Life / March 8,1968 / P. 50-51; along right edge in red pencil border blue pencil checkmark; center bottom left in black marker underlined: x Poverty- US / x Housing- US- Slums- NY- NYC- Harlem / x Sleep / (young boy sleeps on bare matress[sic]); center perpendicular in blue pen cursive: dupe [?] Mar 8 '68; center right perpendicular in red pencil: V80042 / 2C2-35
Gordon Parks, New York; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1999; acquired by NGA, 2015.