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Subseries 2.6
Photographs, 1920-1998
Boxes 132-142 and 149; OP 1-2; OBV 3, 13, and 16

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of photographs of Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell and others from 1920-1998. The photographs include professional photos from Ophelia DeVore Associates, as well as personal family photos. Photographs include Grace del Marco headsheets, headshots, composite cards, and contact sheets from events, such as Fashions in the Park. There are photographs of alumni association events, The Ebony Affair, Bridging the Gap, and The Columbus Times annual gala, Head and Shoulders Above the Rest, as well DeVore School showcases, graduations, and the 1978 yearbook. The subseries also includes pageant photos, mostly of Miss Empire State competitions from 1959-1997. Personal photographs contain candid photos of DeVore at award ceremonies and family snapshots such as vacations to California and Pike National Forest in Colorado.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
132 17 40th Anniversary at Palladium, undated

Photographer: Carmen de Jesus

132 18 Andrews, Bert photography, undated
133 1 Ben Wright activity, undated

Photographer: Jimi Keys

133 2 Black history program honoring Ed Harrison (sic), 1992
133 3 Champale advertisement, undated
133 4 Columbus Chamber of Commerce event, undated
133 5 The Columbus Times, black history event, undated
133 6 The Columbus Times, Head and Shoulders Above the Rest, Carver High School, Atlanta, Georgia, undated
133 7 Composite cards, undated [1]
133 8 Composite cards, undated [2]
133 9 Composite cards, undated [3]
133 10 Contact sheets, undated [1]
134 1 Contact sheets, undated [2]
134 2 Contact sheets, undated [3]
134 3 Contact sheets, undated [4]
134 4 Contact sheets, undated [5]
135 1 Contact sheets, undated [6]
135 2 Contact sheets, undated [7]
135 3 Cottrol, Robert photography, undated
135 4 Countdown to Kusini, production stills, 1976
135 5 Deliver Us From Evil, headshots, circa 1975
135 6 DeVore-Mitchell, Ophelia award ceremonies, 1974-1990
135 7 "Faces Going Places at Deep End," 1992 June 17
135 8 Family snapshots, 1966-circa 1987
135 9 Family snapshots, "Ophelia DeVore Family," 1920-1998
135 10 Family, unidentified events, undated
135 11 Family vacation, California, undated
135 12 Family vacation, Pike National Forest, Colorado, undated
135 13 Fashionette, 1970-1978
135 14 "Fashions in the Park," undated
135 15 Go Caribbean, LTD, 1996
136 1 Headsheets, undated [1]
136 2 Headsheets, undated [2]
136 3 Headsheets, undated [3]
136 4 Henry, Emaline Wedding, 1948
136 5 "I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women who Changed America" event, 1991
136 6 Jim Nabors Polynesian Extravaganza event, Honolulu, Hawaii, undated
OBV3 - "Model Photos," undated
136 7 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, unidentified event, undated
136 8 National Newspaper Publishers Association events, 1971-1979
136 9 Negatives, 1974-1996 [1]
137 1 Negatives, 1974-1996 [2]
137 2 Negatives, 1974-1996 [3]
137 3 Negatives, 1974-1996 [4]
137 4 Negatives, 1974-1996 [5]
137 5 Negatives, 1974-1996 [6]
137 6 Negatives, 1974-1996 [7]
138 1 Negatives, 1974-1996 [8]
138 2 Negatives, 1974-1996 [9]
138 3 Ophelia DeVore and American women in radio and television, undated
138 4 Ophelia DeVore Associates, undated
138 5 Ophelia DeVore Associates, alumni association, undated
138 6 Ophelia DeVore Associates, alumni association and performing company winter gala, 2003
138 7 Ophelia DeVore Associates, Bridging the Gap, 1988
138 8 Opehlia DeVore Associates, The Ebony Affair, undated
138 9 Ophelia DeVore Associates, Ophelia DeVore Cosmetics, undated
138 10 Ophelia DeVore School, 1952-1996 [1]
138 11 Ophelia DeVore School, 1952-1996 [2]
139 1 Ophelia DeVore School, 1952-1996 [3]
139 2 Ophelia DeVore School, 1952-1996 [4]
139 3 Ophelia DeVore School, graduations, 1954-1982
139 4 Ophelia DeVore School, little ladies graduation, 1981
139 5 Ophelia DeVore School, showcases, 1988 September 23
139 6 Ophelia DeVore School, showcases, undated [1]
139 7 Ophelia DeVore School, showcases, undated [2]
139 8 Ophelia DeVore School, yearbook, 1978 [1]
140 1 Ophelia DeVore School, yearbook, 1978 [2]
140 2 Ophelia DeVore School, yearbook, 1978 [3]
OP2 1 Ophelia DeVore School, yearbook, undated [1]
OP2 2 Ophelia DeVore School, yearbook, undated [2]
OP2 3 Ophelia DeVore School, yearbook, undated [3]
OP2 4 Ophelia DeVore School, yearbook, undated [4]
140 3 Ophelia DeVore talent search at Cami Hall, New York, 1996 January 13
140 4 Ophela DeVore television show printing negative, undated
140 5 Ophelia DeVore tribute, 1996 December 19
OBV13 - Pageants, Miss Empire State, 1959-1970
140 6 Pageants, Miss Empire State, 1981
140 7 Pageants, Miss Empire State, 1997
140 8 Pageants, Miss Empire State, undated
140 9 Pageants, Miss Empire State publicity events, undated
OBV16 - Pageants, Miss Empire State tour of Nigeria, circa 1969
140 10 Pageant queens, 1966-1986
140 11 Pageants, unidentified, undated [1]
140 12 Pageants, unidentified, undated [2]
140 13 Politics, 1967-1975
140 14 Powler, Ralph portrait, undated
140 15 Press photos, 1980-1990
149 - Printing plates, undated
141 1 Slides, 1979-1983 [1]

Slides in 141/1 and 141/2 include: Comedy slides from artists in Columbus, GA; Miss Empire State 1981, 1982 and also undated years; Cheryl's Wedding; "Black Magic" 1979; Alumni Reunion; Head and Shoulders Above the Rest, 1982, 1983; and Marie's Wedding

141 2 Slides, 1979-1983 [2]
141 3 Stillman, Mich and Sidney Poitier, undated
141 4 Stripe dancers, undated
141 5 Tuskegee Institute fashion show, undated
141 6 TV Gospel Time, undated
141 7 Unidentified event [1]
141 8 Unidentified event [2]
141 9 Unidentified event [3]
141 10 Unidentified event [4]
141 11 Unidentified event [5]
141 12 Unidentified event [6]
141 13 Unidentified event [7]
141 14 Unidentified event [8]
141 15 Unidentified events, 1955-circa 1981
142 1 Unidentified event, 1987
142 2 Unidentified event, Coop City, New York, 1988
142 3 Unidentified event, Omni Park Central, New York, undated
142 4 Unidentified scrapbook page, circa 1974
142 5 United Press International photographs, 1970-1972 [1]
142 6 United Press International photographs, 1970-1972 [2]
142 7 United Press International photographs, 1970-1972 [3]
142 8 Vandross, Luther headshot, 1988 [photographer: Matthew Rolston]
142 9 West, George photography, undated
OP1 11 Wilthour, Alberta, headshot, undated
142 10 Wright, Angela, undated
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