Series 1
Photographs, circa 1840-2000
Boxes 1-77 and 84; OP1-8, OP10-13, OP15-18, and OP20; and XOP 1-62

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of photographs depicting African American life and culture from the late 1880s to the 1970s. Photographs are in a variety of formats including tintypes, daguerreotypes, cabinet cards, stereo views, panoramas, and photographic postcards.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by size/type and then in alphabetical order by subject.

Photographs
Box Folder Content
1 - Advertising (1-8)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Teenie Harris (1908-1998).

1 - Africa (9-94)

Includes photographers by African American photographer Kwame Braithwaite (1938-).

1 - Agriculture (95-126)
2 - Agriculture (continued) (1-25)
2 - Art (26-47)

Includes photographs by African American photographer John W. Mosley (1907-1969).

2 - Aviation (48-152)

Includes photographs by African American photographer G. Marshall Wilson.

2 - Barbers/beauticians (153-186)

Includes photographs by African American photographers G. Marshall Wilson and John W. Mosley (1907-1969).

3 - Barbers/beauticians (continued) (1-17)
3 - Barnett-Aden Gallery (18-55)
3 - Black power and Black Nationalism (56-65)
3 - Brooklyn drugstore (66-76)
3 - Buildings and dwellings (77-95)

Includes photographs by African American photographer G. Marshall Wilson.

4 - Businesses (1-31)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Ernest C. Withers (1922-2007).

4 - Caribbean family (32-122)
4 - Cheers, D. Michael (123-174)

Includes photographs by African American photographer D. Michael Cheers.

5 - Children-Groups (1-111)
5 - Children-Individuals (112-197)
6 - Children-Individuals (continued) (1-83)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Daniel Freeman (1868-?), Arthur P. Bedou (1880-1966) and James Latimer Allen (1907-1977).

7 - Circus/sideshow (1-40)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Isaac Sutton (1923-1995).

7 - Civil rights and civil rights movement (41-102)
7 - Comedy (103-118)
7 - Couples (119-134)

Includes photographs by African American photographer James Van Der Zee (1886-1983).

8 - Couples (continued) (1-80)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Emmanuel Francis Joseph (1900-1979) and Morgan and Marvin Smith.

8 - Crimes/police/law (81-130)
9 - Dance (1-112)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Edward Elcha (1885-1939) and Morgan and Marvin Smith.

9 - Disc jockeys/radio (113-147)
9 - Dougherty, Romeo, Amsterdam News (148-187)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Scurlock Studios.

10 - Dougherty, Romeo, Amsterdam News (continued) (1-74)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Edward Elcha (1885-1939), Edgar E. Phipps (1887-1966) and Scurlock Photographers.

10 - Education-Colleges, universities, and technical institutes (75-107)
11 - Education-Colleges, universities, and technical institutes (continued) (1-35)

Includes photographs by African American photographers C. M. Battey (1873-1927), P. H. Polk (1898-1985) and the Hooks Brothers Studio.

11 - Education-Elementary and secondary (36-88)
11 - Families/groups (89-172)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Lucius Harper (1865-1920).

12 - Families/groups (continued) (1-87)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944) and Scurlock Studios.

13 - Families/groups (continued) (1-49)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Morgan and Marvin Smith and Scurlock Studios.

13 - Fashion-Models (50-130)
14 - Fashion-Style (1-55)
14 - Funerals/post mortem (56-84)
14 - Hill, Roy L. (85-123)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Brig Cabe (1943-2014).

14 - Louisiana Salt Mine (124-152)
15 - Lynching (1-8)
15 - Medical (9-95)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Teenie Harris (1908-1998), John W. Mosley (1907-1969), G. Marshall Wilson, D. Michael Cheers and Daniel Freeman (1868-1927).

15 - Medical-Nursing (96-116)

Includes photographs by African American photographers John W. Mosley (1907-1969) and Cecil Layne.

15 - Men-Groups (117-196)

Includes photographs by African American photographers John W. Mosley (1907-1969) and Griffith J. Davis (1923-1993).

16 - Men-Individuals (1-205)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944), P. H. Polk (1898-1985), Lucius Harper (1865-1920), Morgan and Marvin Smith, and Teenie Harris (1908-1998).

17 - Men-Individuals (continued) (1-53)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Lucius Harper (1865-1920).

18 - Men-Individuals (continued) (1-91)

Includes photographs by African American photographers James Van Der Zee (1886-1983), Emmanuel Francis Joseph (1900-1979), Thomas E. Askew (1847-1914), Scurlock Studios and C. M. Battey (1873-1927).

19 - Military (1-185)

Inludes photographs by African American photographers Emmanuel Francis Joseph (1900-1979), Florestine Perrault Collins (1895-1988), Morgan and Marvin Smith and John W. Mosley (1907-1969).

20 - Military (continued) (1-69)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Emmanuel Francis Joseph (1900-1979) and D. Michael Cheers.

20 - Military-Women (70-85)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Emmanuel Francis Joseph (1900-1979).

20 - Military-World War I, 340th Battalion (France) (86-154)
21 - Military-World War II, Dorie Miller (1-38)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Emmanuel Francis Joseph (1900-1979).

21 - Minstrels/black face (39-51)
21 - Motion pictures (actors and films) (52-119)
22 - Motion pictures (actors and films) (continued) (1-26)
22 - Murray, John H., publisher (27-40)
22 - Music-Groups, bands/instruments (identified) (41-119)

Includes photographs by African American photographers the Hooks Brothers.

23 - Music-Groups, bands/instruments (identified) (continued) (1-68)

Includes photographs by African American photographers James Van Der Zee (1886-1983), Ernest C. Withers (1922-2007) and the Hooks Brothers.

23 - Music-Groups, bands/instruments (unidentified) (69-112)

Includes photographs by African American photographers John W. Mosley (1907-1969) and Scurlock Studios.

24 - Music-Groups, bands/instruments (unidentified) (continued) (1-13)

Includes photographs by African American photographer D. Michael Cheers.

24 - Music-Groups, choirs (14-34)

Includes photographs by African American photographer John W. Mosley (1907-1969).

24 - Music-Groups, gospel (35-113)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Clarence Bruce Santee (1887-) and the Hooks Brothers.

25 - Music-Groups, vocal (1-28)

Includes photographs by African American photographers James Van Der Zee (1886-1983), Villard Paddio (1894-1947), Ernest C. Withers (1922-2007) and Milton Williams.

25 - Music-Men, individual (identified) (29-153)
26 - Music-Men, individual (identified) (continued) (1-171)

Includes photographs by African American photographers John W. Mosley (1907-1969) and the Hooks Brothers.

27 - Music-Men, individual (identified) (continued) (1-14)
27 - Music-Men, individual (unidentified) (15-64)
27 - Music-Women, individual (identified) (65-141)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Ernest C. Withers (1922-2007), Emmanuel Francis Joseph (1900-1979) and Edward Elcha (1885-1939).

28 - Music-Women, individual (unidentified) (1-23)
28 - Nannies (24-55)
28 - Nightclubs (56-118)

Includes photographs by African American photographer John W. Mosley (1907-1969).

29 - Occupations (1-123)
30 - Occupations (continued) (1-45)

Includes photographs by African American photographers John W. Mosley (1907-1969), Lonnie Simmons (1915-1995) and Ernest C. Withers (1922-2007).

30 - Occupations-Domestic (46-65)
30 - Occupations-Food service (66-95)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arhur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

31 - Occupations-Railroads (1-26)
31 - Organizations-Fraternal (27-70)

Includes photographs by African American photographers John W. Mosley (1907-1969) and G. Marshall Wilson.

31 - Organizations-Other (71-134)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Wilbert H. Blanche, John W. Mosley (1907-1969), Teenie Harris (1908-1998) and Cecil Layne.

32 - Organizations-Professional (1-3)
32 - Pageants (4-37)
32 - Politics and politicians (38-112)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Cecil Layne and D. Michael Cheers.

32 - Prison and prisoners (113-121)
32 - Prison and prisoners-Parchman Farm Prison (Mississippi) (122-164)
33 - Race riots (1-10)
33 - Religion-Baptism (11-44)
33 - Religion-Churches (45-58)
33 - Religion-Groups (59-104)
34 - Religion-Groups (continued) (1-47)
34 - Religion-Ministers (48-108)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

35 - Religion-Ministers (continued) (1-57)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Scurlock Studios.

35 - Scott family (Atlanta, Georgia) (58-147)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Griffith J. Davis.

35 - Smith, Billie (148-173)
36 - Smith, Billie (continued) (1-41)
36 - Sports (42-87)
37 - Sports-Baseball (1-54)
37 - Sports-Basketball (55-92)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Lloyd Yearwood (-2010).

37 - Sports-Boxing (93-144)
38 - Sports-Boxing (continued) (1-37)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Morgan and Marvin Smith.

38 - Sports-Football (38-100)

Includes photographs by African American photographers John W. Mosley (1907-1969) and Scurlock Studios.

38 - Sports-Horseracing (101-118)
39 - Sports-Track (1-28)
39 - Theater (29-93)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Edward Elcha (1885-1939) and Lloyd Yearwood (-2010).

39 - Weddings (94-112)
40 - Weddings (continued) (1-32)
40 - White supremacist groups (33-45)
40 - Wilson, J. Finley (46-67)
40 - Women-Groups (68-102)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Moneta J. Sleet Jr. (1926-1996).

40 - Women-Individuals (103-179)
41 - Women-Individuals (continued) (1-114)

Includes photographs by African American photographers A. P. Bedou (1882-1966), P. H. Polk (1898-), Florestine Perrault Collins (1895-1988) and G. Marshall Wilson.

42 - Women-Individuals (continued) (1-50)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944), William M. Ellis (1875-1924), Boyd Browder (1877-1946), Paul Poole (1886-) and P. H. Polk (1898-).

43 - Women-Individuals (continued) (1-69)

Includes photographs by African American photographers C. M. Battey (1873-1927),Edward Elcha (1885-1939), Paul Poole (1886-), James Van Der Zee (1886-1983), Clarence Bruce Santee (1887-) and Scurlock Studios.

84 10 Negatives
Medium format photographs
44 - Advertising (1)
44 - Agriculture (2-6)
44 - Art (7)
44 - Aviation (8)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Wilbert H. Blanche.

44 - Barbers/beauticians (9-14)
44 - Businesses (15-20)
44 - Cheers, D. Michael (21)
45 - Children (1-16)
45 - Couples (17-25)
46 - Dance (1-11)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Edward Elcha (1885-1939).

46 - Dougherty, Romeo, Amsterdam News (12-41)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Edward Elcha (1885-1939).

47 - Dougherty, Romeo, Amsterdam News (continued) (1-6)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Edgar E. Phipps (1887-).

47 - Education-Colleges, universities, and technical institutes (7-26)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Scurlock Studios.

47 - Education-Elementary and secondary (27)
48 - Education-Elementary and secondary (continued) (1-13)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Boyd Browder (1877-1946).

48 - Families/Groups (14-23)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

49 - Families/Groups (continued) (1-18)
49 - Fashion (19-20)
49 - Fashion-Models (21-25)
49 - Funerals/Post-mortem (26-31)
50 - Medical (1-7)

Includes photographs by African American photographer G. Marshall Wilson.

50 - Men-Groups (8-10)
50 - Men-Individuals (11-25)

Includes photographs by African American photographers William P. Greene (1877-), Paul Poole (1886-) and Scurlock Studios.

51 - Men-Individuals (continued) (1-25)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Moneta J. Sleet Jr. (1926-1996).

52 - Military (1-8; 31-32)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Daniel Freeman (1868-1927).

52 - Minstrels/Black face (9)
52 - Motion pictures (actors and films) (10-12)
52 - Music-Groups-Bands/Instrumental (identified) (13-30)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Edward Elcha (1885-1939).

53 - Music-Groups-Gospel (1-2)
53 - Music-Groups-Vocal (3-8)
53 - Music-Men-Individuals (identified) (9-30)
54 - Music-Men-Individuals (unidentified) (1-5)
54 - Music-Women-Individuals (identified) (6-11)
54 - Music-Women-Individuals (unidentified) (12-13)
54 - Nannies (14)
54 - Nightclubs (15-18)
54 - Occupations (19-26)
55 - Occupations (1-5)
55 - Occupations-Domestic (6-9)
55 - Occupations-Food service (10-12)
55 - Occupations-Railroad (13-14)
55 - Organizations-Fraternal (15-22)
56 - Organizations-Other (1-8)

Includes photographs by African American photographer E. F. Joseph (1900-1979).

56 - Organizations-Professionals (9-14)
56 - Religion-Baptism (15-16)
56 - Religion-Churches (17)
56 - Religion-Groups (18-25)
57 - Religion-Groups (continued) (1-5)
57 - Religion-Ministers (6-13)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Moneta J. Sleet Jr. (1926-1996).

57 - Sports (14)
57 - Sports-Baseball (15-16)
57 - Sports-Basketball (17-20)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

57 - Sports-Boxing (21)
57 - Sports-Football (22-24)
58 - Theater (1-9)
58 - Weddings (10-13)
58 - White supremacist groups (14)
58 - Wilson, J. Finley (15-22)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Daniel Freeman (1868-1927) and Villard Paddio (1893-1946).

58 - Women-Individuals (23-27)
59 - Women-Individuals (continued) (1-31)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Wilbert H. Blanche and Scurlock Studios.

60 - Women-Individuals (continued) (1-49)
Cabinet cards
61 Africa (1-3)
61 Children-Groups (4-13)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Lucius Harper (1865-1920).

61 Children-Individuals (14-35)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944) and Lucius Harper (1865-1920).

61 Circus/Side shows (36)
61 - Comedy (37-38)
61 - Couples (39-44)
61 - Families/Groups (45-48)
61 - Funerals/Post-mortem (49-50)
61 - Men-Groups (51-52)
61 - Men-Individuals (53-73)
62 - Men-Individuals (continued) (1-14)
62 - Music-Groups-Gospel (15-16)
62 - Music-Men-Individuals (identified) (17-18)
62 - Music-Men-Individuals (unidentified) (19-22)
62 - Music-Women-Individuals (unidentified) (23-24)
62 - Nannies (25-29)
62 - Occupations (30-36)
62 - Occupations-Domestic (37)
62 - Occupations -Food service (38-39)
62 - Organizations-Fraternal (40-43)
62 - Organizations-Other (44)
62 - Religion-Ministers (45-51)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

62 - Sports-Boxing (52)
62 - Sports-Track (53)
62 - Theater (54)
62 - Women-Groups (55-56)
62 - Women-Individuals (57-76)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Daniel Freeman (1868-?).

Carte de visite
63 - Africa (1-2)
63 - Buildings and dwellings (3-4)
63 - Children-Groups (5)
63 - Children-Individuals (6-11)
63 - Circus/Side shows (12-14)
63 - Education-Elementary and secondary (15-16)
63 - Families/Groups (17-18)
63 - Men-Groups (19-20)
63 - Men-Individuals (21-30)
63 - Music-Men-Individuals (identified) (31)
63 - Music-Men-Individuals (unidentified) (32)
63 - Nannies (33-36)
63 - Occupations-Domestic (37)
63 - Organizations-Fraternal (38-39)
63 - Propaganda (40-42)
63 - Religion-Ministers (43-44)
63 - Sports-Track (45)
63 - Theater (46)
63 - Women-Individuals (47-52)
Stereo views
64 - Agriculture (1-17)
64 - Art (18)
64 - Buildings and dwellings (19-22)
64 - Children-Groups (23-28)
64 - Children-Individuals (29)
64 - Couples (30)
64 - Education-Elementary and secondary (31)
64 - Families/Groups (32-41)
64 - Men-Groups (42-44)
64 - Men-Individuals (45-50)
64 - Military (51)
64 - Motion pictures (actors and films) (52-62)
64 - Music-Men-Individuals (unidentified) (63-64)
64 - Occupations (65-70)
64 - Women-Individuals (71-72)
Tintypes: Small format
65 - Children (1-5)
65 - Families/Groups (6-17)
65 - Men (18-31)
65 - Women (32-35)
Tintypes: Medium format
65 - Children (36)
65 - Families/Groups (37-49)
65 - Men (50-58)
65 - Women (59-62)
Tintypes: Large format
66 - Families/Groups (1-3)
66 - Men (4-9)
66 - Women (10-14)
Cased images
67 - Children (1)
67 - Men (2-5)
67 - Women (6)
Photographic postcards/postcards: Subjects
68 1 Advertising (1-7)
68 2 Agriculture (8-19)
68 3 Agriculture, Bananas (20-40)
68 4 Agriculture, Berries (41-63)
68 5 Agriculture, Cotton, Alabama (64-78)
68 6 Agriculture, Cotton, Arkansas (79-99)
68 7 Agriculture, Cotton, Florida (100-104)
68 8 Agriculture, Cotton, Georgia (105-136)
68 9 Agriculture, Cotton, Louisiana (137-166)
68 10 Agriculture, Cotton, Mississippi (167-173)
68 11 Agriculture, Cotton, Missouri (174)
68 12 Agriculture, Cotton, North Carolina (175-183)
68 13 Agriculture, Cotton, Oklahoma (184-189)
68 14 Agriculture, Cotton, South Carolina (190-207)
68 15 Agriculture, Cotton, Tennessee (208-227)
68 16 Agriculture, Cotton, Texas (228-246)
68 17 Agriculture, Cotton, Virginia (247-252)
68 18 Agriculture, Cotton, Children (253-278)
68 19 Agriculture, Cotton, Ginning/Weighing (279-297)
68 20 Agriculture, Cotton, Individuals (298-322)
68 21 Agriculture, Cotton, Loading/Shipping (323-335)
68 22 Agriculture, Cotton, Misc. (336-340)
68 23 Agriculture, Cotton, Modern depiction (341-387)
68 24 Agriculture, Cotton, Picking (388-470)
68 25 Agriculture, Cotton, Transportation by wagon (471-490)
68 26 Agriculture, Diary (491-495)
68 27 Agriculture, Flowers (496-500)
68 28 Agriculture, Fruits (501-508)
68 29 Agriculture, Grapefruit (509-519)
68 30 Agriculture, Hay, hemp, grass (520-533)
68 31 Agriculture, Markets (534-538)
68 32 Agriculture, Oranges (539-562)
68 33 Agriculture, Peanuts (563-569)
68 34 Agriculture, Pineapple (570-578)
68 35 Agriculture, Rice (579-583)
68 36 Agriculture, Sugar cane (584-622)
68 37 Agriculture, Tea (623-624)
68 38 Agriculture, Tobacco (625-664)
69 1 Agriculture, Vegetables (1-35)
69 2 Agriculture, Watermelon (36-145)
69 3 Animals (146-158)
69 4 Animals, Alligator (159-200)
69 5 Animals, Chicken (201-205)
69 6 Animals, Possum (206-231)
69 7 Animals, Turkey/Duck (232-242)
69 8 Animals, Turtle (243-251)
69 9 Art, African American (252-255)
69 10 Art, African Americans, depicted in (256-313)
69 11 Bar (314)
69 12 Brown, John (315-335)
69 13 Camps/Scouts (336-401)
69 14 Circus/side shows (402-423)
69 15 Crime/prisons (424-430)
69 16 Dance (431-441)
69 17 Dougherty, Romeo, Amsterdam News (442-445)
69 18 Education, Alabama (446-498)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur P. Bedou (1882-1966).

69 19 Education, Arkansas (499-502)
69 20 Education, Florida (503-511)
69 21 Education, Foreign (512-513)
69 22 Education, Georgia (514-529)
69 23 Education, Illinois (530)
69 24 Education, Indiana (531)
69 25 Education, Kansas (532)
69 26 Education, Kentucky (533-537)
69 27 Education, Louisiana (538-540)
69 28 Education, Maryland (541)
69 29 Education, Minnesota (542-543)
69 30 Education, Mississippi (544-558)
69 31 Education, Missouri (559-560)
69 32 Education, New York (561-562)
69 33 Education, North Carolina (563-582)
69 34 Education, Ohio (583-584)
69 35 Education, Oklahoma (585-586)
69 36 Education, Pennsylvania (587-588)
69 37 Education, South Carolina (589-615)
69 38 Education, Tennessee (616-622)
70 1 Education, Texas (1-15)
70 2 Education, Unknown locations (16-28)
70 3 Education, Virginia (29-58)
70 4 Education, West Virginia (59-61)
70 5 Entertainers, Comedians (62-66)
70 6 Entertainers, Duos (67-89)
70 7 Entertainers, Groups (90-146)
70 8 Entertainers, Men (147-215)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Edward Elcha (1885-1939) and Scurlock Studios.

70 9 Entertainers, Women (216-261)

Includes photographs by African American photographer James Van Der Zee (1886-1983) and Scurlock Studios.

70 10 Erotica (262-264)
70 11 Fairs/Expositions (265-280)
70 12 Fish/Fishing (281-318)
70 13 Food, Barbeque (319-330)
70 14 Food, Ice cream (331-332)
70 15 Food, Cakes and candy (333-339)
70 16 Fraternal (340-350)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur P. Bedou (1882-1966) and Scurlock Studios.

70 17 Gambling (351-380)
70 18 Graduation (381-389)
70 19 Hospitals (390-404)

Includes photographs by African American photographer and Scurlock Studios.

70 20 Interracial (405-417)
70 21 Lincoln, Abraham (418-425)
70 22 Lynching/Race riots (426-431)
70 23 Military (432-475)
70 24 Moonshine (476-477)
70 25 Music, Bands (478-497)
70 26 Music, Gospel/Vocal (498-520)
70 27 Music, Musicians (521-560)
70 28 Music, Orchestra (561-569)
70 2 Nannies (570-573)
70 3 Nightclubs (574-580)
70 3 Occupations (581-615)
70 3 Occupations, Barbers (616-617)
70 3 Occupations, Basket weavers (618-624)
70 3 Occupations, Blacksmiths (625-626)
70 3 Occupations, Chimney sweeps (627-630)
70 3 Occupations, Coke production (631-633)
70 3 Occupations, Cooks/chefs (634-654)
71 1 Occupations, Cowboys (1)
71 2 Occupations, Educators (2-21)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Charles D. Robinson (1875-?) and Arthur P. Bedou (1882-1966).

71 3 Occupations, Dock workers (22-44)
71 4 Occupations, Flower sellers (45-51)
71 5 Occupations, Laundry (52-68)
71 6 Occupations, Mailmen (69-72)
71 7 Occupations, Mining (73-77)
71 8 Occupations, Newsboys (78-80)
71 9 Occupations, Nursing (81-86)
71 10 Occupations, Physicians (87)
71 11 Occupations, Porters/bell hops (88-94)
71 12 Occupations, Railroad workers (95-100)
71 13 Occupations, Road building (101-103)
71 14 Occupations, Salesmen (104-106)
71 15 Occupations, Shoe shine (107-113)
71 16 Occupations, Sponge industry (114-117)
71 17 Occupations, Timber/kindling (118-131)
71 18 Occupations, Vegetable vendors/peddlers (132-143)
71 19 Occupations, Wool (144-145)
71 20 Patriotic (146-161)
71 21 Photographica (162)
71 22 Places, Alabama (163-164)
71 23 Places, Florida (165-208)
71 24 Places, Georgia (209-217)
71 25 Places, Illinois (218)
71 26 Places, Kentucky (219-220)
71 27 Places, Louisiana (221)
71 28 Places, Maryland (222)
71 29 Places, Mississippi (223-230)
71 30 Places, New Jersey (231)
71 31 Places, New York (232-236)
71 32 Places, North Carolina (237-248)
71 33 Places, Pennsylvania (249-253)
71 34 Places, South Carolina (254)
71 35 Places, Tennessee (255-256)
71 36 Places, Texas (257-260)
71 37 Places, Virginia (261-280)
71 38 Places, Buildings (281-307)

Includes photographs by African American photographers the Hooks Brothers.

71 39 Places, Cabins (308-362)
71 40 Places, Cabins, Alabama (363-369)
71 41 Places, Cabins, Florida (370-374)
71 42 Places, Cabins, Georgia (375-382)
71 43 Places, Cabins, Kentucky (383-392)
71 44 Places, Cabins, Louisiana (393-399)
71 45 Places, Cabins, Mississippi (400-401)
71 46 Places, Cabins, Missouri (402-403)
71 47 Places, Cabins, North Carolina (404-415)
71 48 Places, Cabins, South Carolina (416-421)
71 49 Places, Cabins, Tennessee (422-427)
71 50 Places, Cabins, Texas (428)
71 51 Places, Cabins, Virginia (429-433)
71 52 Places, Cabins, West Virginia (434)
71 53 Places, Hotels (435-493)
71 54 Places, Houses (494-513)
71 55 Places, Negro, etc. in name (514-529)
71 56 Political (530-551) [552 has been vacated]

Includes photographs by African American photographer Scurlock Studios.

71 57 Portraits, children, babies (553-566)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Walter Baker (-1927).

72 1 Portraits, children, boys, individual (1-29)
72 2 Portraits, children, character studies (30-189)
72 3 Portraits, children, girls, individual (190-221)
72 4 Portraits, children, groups (222-230)
72 5 Portraits, children, siblings (231-256)
72 6 Portraits, couples (257-318)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

72 7 Portraits, family (319-420)
72 8 Portraits, men, character studies (421-505)
72 9 Portraits, men, groups (506-524)
72 10 Portraits, men, outside (525-585)
72 11 Portraits, men, sitting (586-691)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

73 1 Portraits, men, standing (1-95)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Clarence Bruce Santee (1887-?) and Scurlock Studios.

73 2 Portraits, men, three quarters (96-142)
73 3 Portraits, women, character studies (143-173)
73 4 Portraits, women, groups (two or more) (174-219)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944).

73 5 Portraits, women, outside (220-282)
73 6 Portraits, women, sitting (283-348)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944) and William M. Ellis (1875-1924).

73 7 Portraits, women, standing (349-412)

Includes photographs by African American photographers Arthur L. Macbeth (1862-1944) and William M. Ellis (1875-1924).

73 8 Portraits, women, three quarters (413-440)
73 9 Portraits, women as men (441-448)
73 10 Prisons and prisoners (449)
73 11 Racial (450-500)
73 12 Radio/Disc jockeys (501-506)
73 13 Racing, Horse (507-508)
73 14 Racing, Ostrich (509-525)
73 15 Religion (526-535)
73 16 Religion, Baptisms (536-584)
74 1 Religion, Churches (1-44)

Includes photographs by African American photographer Villard Paddio (1893-1946).

74 2 Religion, Ministers (45-94)
74 3 Religion, Themed (95-112)
74 4 Restaurants, Alabama (113-115)
74 5 Restaurants, California (116-121)
74 6 Restaurants, Connecticut (122-123)
74 7 Restaurants, Florida (124-137)
74 8 Restaurants, Georgia (138-146)
74 9 Restaurants, Illinois (147)
74 10 Restaurants, Jamaica (148)
74 11 Restaurants, Louisiana (149-154)
74 12 Restaurants, Massachusetts (155-156)
74 13 Restaurants, Michigan (157)
74 14 Restaurants, Mississippi (158-163)
74 15 Restaurants, Missouri (164)
74 16 Restaurants, New Jersey (165-167)
74 17 Restaurants, New York (168-170)
74 18 Restaurants, North Carolina (171-176)
74 19 Restaurants, Oklahoma (177)
74 20 Restaurants, Pennsylvania (178-180)
74 21 Restaurants, Rhode Island (181-182)
74 22 Restaurants, South Carolina (183-190)
74 23 Restaurants, Texas (191-198)
74 24 Restaurants, Unknown locations (199-200)
74 25 Restaurants, Vermont (201)
74 26 Restaurants, Virginia (202-222)
74 27 Restaurants, Washington, D.C. (223-227)
74 28 Seafood (228-237)
74 29 Sets (238-294)
74 30 Slave markets (295-326)
74 31 Slave quarters (327-349)
74 32 Slavery (350-368)
74 33 Slaves (369-378)
74 34 Sports (379-381)
74 35 Sports, Baseball (382-387)
74 36 Sports, Basketball (388-392)
74 37 Sports, Biking (393-399)
74 38 Sports, Boxing (400-453)
74 39 Sports, Football (454-460)
74 40 Sports, Golf (461-469)
74 41 Sports, Gymnastics (470-471)
74 42 Sports, Hunting (472-477)
74 43 Sports, Swimming (478-481)
74 44 Sports, Tennis (482)
74 45 Sports, Track (483-489)
74 46 Theater (490-518)
74 47 Tourist attractions (519-542)
74 48 Transportation, Ferries (543-544)
74 49 Transportation, Goat carts (545-547)
74 50 Transportation, Horses (548-568)
74 51 Transportation, Mules (569-579)
74 52 Transportation, Oxen (580-629)
75 1 Transportation, Oxen (1-55)
75 2 Travel (56-92)
75 3 Turpentine (93-125)
75 4 Uncle Tom's Cabin (126-141)
75 5 Underground Railroad (142-154)
75 6 Voting (155)
75 7 Weddings (156-168)
75 8 World's Fair, Chicago, Illinois, 1933 (169-176)
Photographic postcards/postcards: Geographic (not U.S.)
75 9 Africa (177-304)
75 10 Antigua, West Indies (305-312)
75 11 Aruba, Lesser Antilles (313-319)
75 12 Bahamas (320-453)
75 13 Barbados, Lesser Antilles (454-572)
75 14 Bermuda (573-640)
75 15 Caribbean miscellaneous (641-680)
76 1 Cayman Islands (1-4)
76 2 Cuba (5-52)
76 3 Curacao (53-107)
76 4 Dominica, Lesser Antilles (108-119)
76 5 Dominican Republic (120-124)
76 6 Grenada (125-138)
76 7 Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles (139-161)
76 8 Haiti (162-295)
76 9 Jamaica (296-604)
77 1 Martinique, Lesser Antilles (1-63)
77 2 Panama (64-89)
77 3 St. Croix, Virgin Islands (90-103)
77 4 St. Jan, Virgin Islands (104-108)
77 5 St. Kitts, West Indies (109-112)
77 6 St. Lucia, Lesser Antilles (113-121)
77 7 St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (122-183)
77 8 Suriname, South America (184-187)
77 9 Trinidad/Tobago (188-240)
Panoramas
XOP1 American Bridge Association, Annual National Tournament, Westside Memorial Building, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 1948 [photographer: Fred Hess & Son, Atlantic City, New Jersey]
XOP2 American Woodmen, District Convention, St. Louis, Missouri, July 21-26, 1930 [photographer: Ellis, St. Louis]
XOP32 Ancient, Egyptian, Arabic, Order of Mystic Shrine and Biennial Conclave of the grand Encampment, Knight Templars of North America, 41 Annual Session, Buffalo, New York, August 17-23, 1941 [photographer: T.F. King]
XOP3 Ancient United Knights and Daughters of Africa of Ohio, Third Regiment, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 29, 1927 [photographer: W.T. Myers & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio]
XOP33 Apollo Theatre, Porgy, Atlanta City, New Jersey, March 1929 [photographer: Atlantic Foto Service]
XOP4 Atlanta Life Insurance Company with W.G.W. Progressive Lodge No. 1 Band, Atlanta, Georgia, no date [photographer: Teal?]
XOP34 [Citizens Republican Club of Philadelphia], Soap Box Minstrels, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 26, 1921 [photographer: Fred Hess & Son, Atlantic City, New Jersey]
XOP5 Citizens Republican Club of Philadelphia, Soap Box Minstrels, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 25, 1922 [photographer: Fred Hess & Son, Atlantic City, New Jersey]
XOP35 Hampton Institute, 37th Annual Ministers' Conference, Hampton, Virginia, June 23-27, 1952 [photographer: Cheyne]
XOP36 House of Prayer, Baptizing of the House of Prayer by Bishop C.M. Grace (Daddy Grace), Charlotte, North Carolina, September 12, 1926 [photographer: Carolina Studio, Charlotte, North Carolina]
XOP37 Improved Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks of the World (IBPOEW), 29th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, August 29, 1928 [photographer: Woodard]
XOP38 Interdinominal Ushers Union, Cleveland, Ohio, July 14, 1940 [photographer: Ertler Photo]
XOP39 International Labor Defense, 4th National Convention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 29-31, 1929 [photographer: Rembrandt Studios, Pittsburgh, PA]
XOP6 Ku Klux Klan, Field Meet, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, May 30, 1927 [photographer: M.F. Williams]
XOP40 Maryland National Guard, 1st Separate Company, Company A, Camp Goldsboro (Goldsborough), Bel Air, Maryland, 1913 [photographer: Mitchell & Lewis, Westminster, Maryland]
XOP7 Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 6th, Company L, Camp Devens, 1917 [photographer: T.H. Merritt, Boston]
XOP61 Monrovia, Liberia, Water Street, circa 1879
XOP41 Moorish Science Temple, 10th Annual National Convention, no date
XOP8 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 41st Annual Conference, June 20-25, 1950, Boston, Massachusetts [photographer: Metropolitan Photo, Boston, Massachusetts]
XOP42 National Association of Negro Musicians, 18th Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, August 20-27, 1937, Camille L. Nickerson, President [photographer: Young]
XOP9 National Medical Association, Hampton, Virginia, August 1924 [photographer: Scurlock Photo, Washington, D.C.]
XOP43 National Medical Association, St. Louis, Missouri, August 28-31, 1923 [photographer: AW [illegible]
XOP44 Ohio Conference on Social Work among Negroes, Columbus, Ohio, May 22-24, 1925 [photographer: American Photograph Co., Columbus, Ohio]
XOP10 Philadelphia Navy Shipyard, Riggers and Laborer's Shop, 72 Shop, "Our slogan: Nothing too High, Heavy, or Deep," 1935
XOP11 Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F & A Masons, 100th Anniversary, Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 19-21, 1948 [photographer: Fred Hess & Son, Atlantic City, New Jersey]
XOP12 Prince Hall masonic group, location unknown, circa 1930s
XOP45 Selective Service, No. 1, July 19, 1918 [photographer: Wolcott]
XOP13 Student Volunteer Convention, Colored Delegates, Des Moines, Iowa, December 31, 1919-January 4, 1920 [photographer: Briel & Co., Des Moines, Iowa]
XOP46 Supreme Council Northern Jurisdiction U.S.A., 47th Annual Session, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 9-10, 1938 [photographer: Atlantic Foto Service]
XOP47 Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Company, 8th Annual Home-coming, August 19-31, 1929, Chicago, Illinois [photographer: Woodard's Studio]
XOP14 Tabernacle Baptist Church, Rev. W.P. Phillips, "Rev. Philip's Congregation Baptist Tabernacle," Youngstown, Ohio, no date [photographer: Thomas Ashman, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania]
XOP48 United States Army, Ammunition Train, 317th, Company C, circa 1917-1918 [photographer: Anderson Photo Company, Kansas City, Missouri]
XOP15 United States Army, Ammunition Train, 317th, Company C, "Just Back from France," February 28, 1919 [photographer: Hughes & Estabrook, New York, New York]
XOP49 United States Army, Coast Artillery Regiment, 76th (AA), Battery A, Fort Bragg, Captain H.F. Townsend, Commanding, North Carolina, October 2, 1940 [photographer: Leonard Parke, Orlando, Florida]
XOP16 United States Army, Development Battalion, 7th, Company B, Lt. O.O. James, Commander, Camp Grant, Illinois, June 19, 1928 [photographer: illegible]
XOP17 United States Army, Engineer Battalion, 505th, Major H.D. Langille, commanding, Just back from France, unknown location, circa 1919 [photographer: Newspaper Pictorial Syndicate, New York]
XOP18 United States Army, Engineers (Separate), 95th, Company B, Pontoon Bridge Building, Fort Belvior, Virginia, August 1941 [photographer: Schutz, Washington, D.C.]
XOP19 United States Army, Field Artillery Regiment, 350th, "Just back from France," circa 1945 [photographer: Thompson Illustragraph Co., Petersburg, Virginia]
XOP50 United States Army, General Hospital, 348th, "Anadoutra," Camp Pickett, Virginia, 1961 [photographer: Thompson, Richmond, Virginia]
XOP51 United States Army, Infantry Regiment, 24th, Company D, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas, circa 1917
XOP52 United States Army, Infantry Regiment, 25th, Band, no date [photographer: L.H. Sansiper]
XOP53 United States Army, Infantry Regiment, 364th, unknown location, circa 1941-1945
XOP20 United States Army, Infantry Regiment, 366th, Company C, Camp Dodge, Iowa, December 20, 1917
XOP21 United States Army, Pioneer Infantry Regiment, 803rd, Company G., July 19, 1919 [Newport News, Virginia [photographer: Campbell's Studio, Newport News, Virginia]
XOP22 United States Army, Pioneer Infantry Regiment, 814th Company C., Captain Morton C. Colliver, Commanding, "Black Devils," Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky, January 31, 1919 [photographer: Doral Photo, Louisville, Kentucky]
XOP54 United States Army, Quartermaster Battalion, 269th, Company D, Camp Sutton, North Carolina, December 5, 1942
XOP55 United States Army, Quartermaster Service Company, 3141st, Camp Ellis, Illinois, July 1944 [photographer: Spencer & Wykoff, Camp Ellis Studio]
XOP23 United States Army, Quartermaster Training Regiment, 9th, Company L, Camp Lee, Virginia, May 1942 [photographer: Washington Photo Company, Washington, D.C.]
XOP56 United States Army, Quartermaster Truck Battalion, 469th, Company E, August 25, 1943 [photographer: LaPerla Studio]
XOP57 United States Army, Station Hospital, 268th, October 5, 1943 [photographer: LaPerla Studio]
XOP24 United States Army, Station Hospital, No 1, Service Command Unit No. 1922, Officers and Nurses, Lt. Col. M.O. Bousfield commanding, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, September 1942
XOP62 United States Army, Student's Army Training Corps, Howard University, Company A, B, C, and D., Washington, D.C., December 4, 1918
XOP25 United States Army, Training Battalion, 12th, 48th Company, 158th Depot Brigade, February 5, 1918 [photographer: R.E. Wagner Co.]
XOP26 United States Army, Training Battalion, 15th, Battery D, C.A.C., Ft. Eustis, Virginia, August 1941 [photographer: J.H. Stieg, Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C.]
XOP58 United States Army, Training Regiment, 5th, Battery E., 16th Battalion, FARC, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, 2nd Cycle, Capt. B.W. Collins, Commanding, November 26, 1941 [photographer: Clements, Fayetteville, North Carolina]
XOP27 United States Army, unknown unit (standing and sitting in front of building with tents in background), unknown location, circa 1917-1919
XOP28 United States Army, unknown unit (standing and sitting in front of barracks with soldiers in windows), unknown location, circa 1917-1919
XOP29 United States Army, unknown unit (standing in field in front of barracks), unknown location, circa 1941
XOP30 United States Army, Veterinary Hospital Unit No. 19, unknown location, circa 1918-1919
XOP59 United States Navy, Company 693, T.H. Duncan, Commanding, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, July 5, 1943
XOP60 United States Navy, USS Edward Luckinbach, 1918
XOP31 Unknown group, on unknown college campus, circa 1930s
Oversized photographs (large)
Agriculture
OP12 1 Cotton field, Southern Pines, North Carolina, no date [photographer: Eddy's Studio, Southern Pines, North Carolina] [Related postcard: "Cotton Picking Time," in Postcards-Agriculture: Cotton Picking]
Barbers/Beauticians
OP2 1 Barber and his dog, barber shop at corner of Fleet Street and Cornhill Street in Annapolis, Maryland, circa 1950s
Businesses
OP2 2 Fifth Annual Christmas Party, Honor Bilt Products, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 24, 1929 [photographer: D. Sargent Bell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
Cheers, D. Michael, photographer
OP2 3 Images 1-10

Includes photographs by African American photographer D. Michael Cheers.

OP2 4 Images 11-20

Includes photographs by African American photographer D. Michael Cheers.

OP2 5 Images 21-26

Includes photographs by African American photographer D. Michael Cheers.

Children
OP2 6 Three children pretending to cut off dog's tail, no date [photographer: Mr. G? Branson]
OP20 - Portrait of girl sitting in chair, no date
OP2 6 "Problem No. 2, Second Choice," February 6, 1940 [photographer: Ferris Pierce Copper, Columbus, Ohio]
OP2 6 Untitled, male child reaching for bottle on table, circa February 6, 1940 [photographer: Ferris Pierce Copper, Columbus, Ohio]
OP2 6 Girl on shoulder of man in a crowd, no date
OP12 2 Unidentified boy looking through window of jagged glass, no date
Couples
OP4 1 Older couple in front of cabin, no date
Crimes/police/law
OP4 2 Philadelphia police officer in uniform, no date [photographer: Fowler, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
Education: colleges, universities, and technical institutes
OP4 3 Alpha Phi Alpha, Rho Chapter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no date
OP4 3 Apex College of Beauty Culture, Graduation Classes, 1943-1944 [photographer: Standard Photo Service, Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP4 3 Columbus Advocate Cooking School, no date
OP4 3 Craig School of Beauty Culture, Graduating Class of 1944, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [photographer: The Photo Illustrators, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP4 3 Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, Class of 1913, 1913
OP4 3 Howard University, Freshman Pharmacy Class, October 1922 [photographer: Rideout, Washington, D.C.]
OP4 3 Lincoln University, Founders Day Dinner, Hotel Brevoort, New York, New York, February 15, 1950 [photographer: Empire, New York, New York]
OP4 3 Meharry Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Colleges of Walden University, Faculty and Graduates of Walden University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1912 [photographer: Lay Brothers, Nashville, Tennessee]
OP4 3 Renouard Training School for Embalmers, Hotel George Washington, New York, New York, June 22, 1943 [photographer: Standard Studios]
OP4 3 Unknown, class picture, "To an unselfish end we aspire," 1921
Education: elementary and secondary
OP4 4 Reynolds School, Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1933 [photographer: F. Marion Clinton]
Families/Groups
OP4 5 Group of four men sitting on bench, no date
OP4 5 Group of men in front of building, no date
OP4 5 Group of thirteen men and women, no date
OP4 5 Family group, man wearing military hat, with wife and child, no date (on cloth)
OP18 1 Family group, "My black mom and manchild," no date
OP11 1 Family group, mother with child, no date [FRAGILE] [See also MSS1218_b011_i166]
Fashion
OP4 6 63rd International Beauty Show, Statler Hilton Hotel, New York, New York, March 18-20, 1963 [photographer: Gramercy Commercial Photographers, New York, New York]
OP4 6 Martin, A.P., Manufacturer of Martin Hair Straightener & Gloss, "Style Chart," Memphis, Tennessee, no date
Funerals/post mortem
OP4 7 Robinson, Ida, Funeral procession of Bishop Ida Robinson, Former Pastor of Mt. Olive Holy Temple, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 29, 1946 [photographer: Standard Photo Service Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP4 7 Robinson, Ida, The Body of Bishop Ida Robinson, Lying in State at the Mt. Olive Holy Temple, Also Founder of St. Sinai Holy Church of America, May 19, 1924, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 29, 1946 [photographer: Standard Photo Service Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP4 7 Unidentified women lying in state, no date
Medical
OP4 8 Kansas City General Hospital, No. 2, 1927 [photographer: Woodard Studio, Kansas City]
OP4 8 Mercy Douglass Hospital staff (?), no date
Men, individuals
OP4 9 Man on bicycle (on cloth), no date
OP4 9 Crowdy, William Saunders (1847-1908), Prophet and Founder, Church of God & Saints of Christ, no date
OP4 9 Man sitting on chair (crayon portrait), no date
OP4 9 Man smoking cigar and holding champagne, no date
OP4 9 Man with cigar, no date
OP4 9 Man with open book, entitled "The Vision," 1934 [photographer: Manning P. Brown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP4 9 Man, no date ("Mary A. Henry" written on back)
OP4 9 Man, quarter shot, no date
OP4 9 Walker, George, no date
OP4 9 Young man sitting on a bench, no date
Military, Groups
OP6 1 New York National Guard, 369th Infantry Regiment, Camp Smith, New York, 1929 [photographer: Thompson Photo Co., Yonkers, New York]
OP6 1 New York National Guard, 369th Infantry Regiment, Camp Smith, New York, 1930, Automatic Rifle Detail, Lieutenant M.A. Sutton, Regimental Instructor, Lieutenants R.A. Banks and W. DeKalb, Battalion Instructors, Camp Smith, 1930
OP6 1 United States Army, Army Medical Department, circa 1941-1945
OP6 1 United States Army, Buffalo Soldiers in front of barracks, possibly Fort Riley, Kansas, ca. 1944-1945
OP6 1 United States Army, Engineer Aviation Battalion, 859th, Company A, Officers: Lieutenants Michael A. Higgins, Ralph M. Thompson, Kent A. Smith, Jr., William S. Greene, and John S. Cowart, circa 1945
OP6 1 United States Army, unidentified unit on bleachers, ca. 1944-1945
OP6 1 United States Army, Four armed soldiers in the field on Mexican border, ca. 1916-1917
OP6 1 United States Army, unidentified unit, possibly 368th, 369th, 370th, or 371th Battalion, ca. 1917-1918
OP6 1 United States Naval Training Station, Colored Special Co., Great Lake, Illinois, Company 1211, A.R. Cavallero, Commander, September 17, 1943
OP6 1 United States Naval Training Station, Colored Special Co., Great Lake, Illinois, Company 1272, A.R. Haight, Commander, October 6, 1943
OP6 1 United States Naval Training Station, Colored Special Co., Great Lake, Illinois, Company 1581, H.L. Danner, Commander, November 23, 1943
OP6 1 United States Naval Training Station, Colored Special Co., Great Lake, Illinois, Company 1961, L.C. Shultz, Commander, January 26, 1943
OP6 1 United States Naval Training Station, Colored Special Co., Great Lake, Illinois, Company ??52, P.M. Mason, Commander, 1944
OP6 1 United States Naval Training Station, SP(A)IC, Company X-163, Bainbridge, Maryland, Steward's Mates School, M.D. Zimmerman, Commander, March 23, 1944 [photographer: Moss Cinefoto Service, New York]
OP6 1 United States Navy, U.S.S. Asheville, Galveston, Texas, November 27, 1920 [photographer: Verkin Photo]
Military, Individuals
OP6 2 United States Army, Unidentified World War II soldier, 1944-1945 (on cloth)
OP6 2 United States Navy, unidentified soldier with chaplain insignia on uniform, circa 1920 [photographer: Eastland Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
Music, Groups
OP12 3 Dayton Peoples Band, Dayton, Ohio, no date
Music, Men (identified)
OP6 3 Blake, Eubie, Detroit, Michigan, 1933
OP6 3 Happy John, January 1898 [photographer: McCrary & Branson]
OP6 3 Sisle, Noble, no date
Music, Men (unidentified)
OP6 4 Pommery Society (?), man playing instrument in background, no date
OP6 4 Unidentified man with fiddle, no date
OP6 4 Unidentified man with guitar, no date
OP6 4 Unidentified man with trumpet, no date
Music, Women (identified)
OP6 5 Hendryx, Nona, no date
OP6 5 Jackson, Mahalia, Best Loved Spirituals album cover image, circa 1999
OP6 5 Moore, Alice, no date
Music, Women (unidentified)
OP13 1 Unidentified woman playing piano, no date [image stuck to glass]
Nannies
OP6 6 Nanny and child, no date
Nightclubs
OP12 4 K.D.'s Nightclub, group at table including Sunnie Wilson, Detroit, Michigan, no date (1 of 3)
OP12 4 K.D.'s Nightclub, group at table including Sunnie Wilson, Detroit, Michigan, no date (2 of 3)
OP12 4 K.D.'s Nightclub, group at table including Sunnie Wilson, Detroit, Michigan, no date (3 of 3)
OP8 1 Sunnie Wilson Cocktail Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, no date
OP8 1 Interior of unknown nightclub, Detroit, Michigan, no date (1 of 3)
OP8 1 Interior of unknown nightclub, Detroit, Michigan, no date (2 of 3)
OP8 1 Interior of unknown nightclub, Detroit, Michigan, no date (3 of 3)
Occupations
OP8 2 Head bellman, bellmen, and elevator girls, no date [photographer: Roshon's Studio, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Wrightstown, New Jersey]
OP8 2 Railroad workers, 1927 [photographer: Harman's Studio, Charlottesville, Virginia]
OP8 2 Street vendor selling merchandise, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1973
Organizations: Fraternal
OP8 3 Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Arabia Temple No. 40, 53rd Annual Potentates Charity Ball, Statler Hilton, Hartford, Connecticut, October 2, 1964
OP8 3 Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Baltimore, Maryland (?), no date [photographer: Cooke Montgomery]
OP8 3 Improved Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks of the World (IBPOEW), Quaker City Lodge No. 720, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no date
OP8 3 Improved Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks of the World (IBPOEW), Testimonial Banquet honoring Charles W. Brown, Elks Home, Chester, Pennsylvania, October 5, 1956 [photographer: Irwin Studios, Chester, Pennsylvania]
OP8 3 Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Odd Fellows Outing, Nonesuch Park, July 3, 1922 [photographer: Lee]
OP8 3 Prince Hall Affiliation, Tuscan-Morning Star Lodge No. 48, Annual Banquet, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 10, 1953
OP12 5 Unidentified man in fraternal uniform
Organizations: Other
OP8 4
OP8 4 Capitol City Republican Club, Columbus, Ohio, circa 1939
OP8 4 Caribbean American Society, Third Annual Dinner, Hotel Statler-Hilton, Hartford, Connecticut, December 30, 1960 [photographer: Capitol Studios, Hartford, Connecticut]
OP8 4 Coleridge-Taylor Music Club, Manet Harrison Fowler, Director, Fort Worth, Texas, 1921
OP8 4 Coleridge-Taylor Music Club, Manet Harrison Fowler, Director, Fort Worth, Texas, 1921 (with all names identified)
OP8 4 The Links, 10th National Assembly, Hotel Belmont Plaza, New York, New York, June 28, 1958 [photographer: Standard, New York, New York]
OP12 6 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1959 (NAACP), 50th Anniversary Convention Dinner, The Waldorf-Astoria, New York, New York, July 16, 1959 [photographer: Drucker-Hilbert, New York, New York]
OP8 4 National Negro Conference, Washington, D.C., November 11-12, 1925 [photographer: Scurlock, Washington, D.C.]

Includes photographs by African American photographer Scurlock Studios.

OP8 4
OP12 6 Salvation Army (?), four women in uniform
Organizations: Professional
OP12 7 Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Home-coming Convention, Washington, D.C., June 5-9, 1934 [photographer: Scurlock, Washington, D.C.]

Includes photographs by African American photographer Scurlock Studios.

OP8 5 Georgia Dental Society, 2nd Annual Meeting, Charity Hospital, Savannah, Georgia, May 9-1, 1938 [photographer: Daltz Studio, Savannah, Georgia]
OP8 5 Harlem Lawyers Association, 33rd Annual Bar Dinner, Hotel Concourse Plaza, New York, New York, April 17, 1959 [photographer: Standard, New York, New York]
OP8 5 International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters Convention, Detroit, Michigan, September 1948 [photographer: Snuffy McGill]
OP8 5 National Association for Practical Nurses, Luncheon, Hotel Park Sheraton, New York, New York, May 6, 1953 [photographer: Standard, New York, New York]
OP8 5 National Association of College Women, 36th Annual Convention, Hotel Douglas, Newark, New Jersey, August 14, 1959
OP8 5 Philadelphia Academy of Medicine and Allied Science, Testimonial Banquet to Professional Men in Practice 25 Year or More, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 30, 1939 [photographer: Kutcher Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP8 5 Practical Nurses of New York Banquet, Hotel Henry Hudson, New York, New York, May 21, 1958 [photographer: Standard Flashlight Co., New York, New York]
OP8 5 United Mine Workers of America, 4th Convention District No. 50, Netherland Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio, September 1944 [photographer: Chase Statler, Washington, D.C.]
OP8 5 United Transport Service Employees, 12th Annual Convention, circa 1950
Religion
OP10 1 Royal Order of Ethiopian Hebrews, "Black Jew NYC," New York, New York, 1962 [photographer: Larence N. Shustak (1926-2003)]
OP10 1 Royal Order of Ethiopian Hebrews, untitled, New York, New York, 1962 [photographer: Larence N. Shustak (1926-2003)]
OP10 1 Four men entering water for baptism, no date (1 of 3)
OP10 1 Group of women and children, no date (2 of 2)
OP10 1 Man overtaken by the spirit, no date (3 of 2)
Religion: Groups
OP12 8 Benton Avenue AME Church, Springfield, Missouri, Laying Cornerstone, August 27, 1922 [photographer: Rucker Studio]
OP10 2 Bethel Negro Chorus, no date
OP10 2 "Blackville Choir, Granpap Gib Us de Base," 1897 [photographer: Knaffl & Brothers, Knoxville, Tennessee]
OP10 2 Christian Endeavor Society, 38th International Convention of, Auditorium Atlanta City, New Jersey, July 8-13, 1941 [photographer: Central Studios]
OP10 2 Churches of the Lord Jesus Christ, Parade of the 16th National Convention of the, 22nd and Bainbridge Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 6, 1951 [photographer: Bell Photo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP10 2 Churches of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Second Pastoral Anniversary Banquet in honor of Bishop S. McDowell Shelton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 22, 1963 [photographer: Bell Photo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP10 2 Churches of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, 30th National and 6th International Convention, Bishop S. McDowell Shelton Apostle Pastor and General Overseer, 22nd and Bainbridge Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1965 [photographer: Bell Photo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP10 2 Cosmopolitan Baptist Church, Reverend M. Bolden, Pastor, no date
OP10 3 Federated Colored Catholics of the United States, St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York, New York, September 4, 1932 [photographer: Century, New York, New York]
OP10 3 First African Baptist Church, Revival Chorus of the, Under the direction of Prof. E. Clifford Davis, Nationally known choir director and song writer of Chicago, Illinois, Madame Mary Johnson Davis, soloist, Rev. W.A. Harrod, DD, Pastor, 16th and Christian Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 19-April 2, 1939 [photographer: Standard Photo Service Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP10 3 First African Baptist Church, Deacon Board, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 1952
OP10 3 First African Baptist Church, Pastor and Deacon Board, Philadelphia, October 1952
OP20 - Philadelphia church (unidentified), no date [photographer: The Photo Illustrators, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP10 3 Provincial Summer School for Colored Church Workers, First Annual Session, St. Paul Normal & Industrial School, Lawrenceville, Virginia, July 9-20, 1923 [photographer: The Browns, Richmond, Virginia]
OP10 3 Richardson Memorial Church of Devine Science, Annual Pre-Christmas Banquet, Grand Street Boys Club, New York, New York, December 20, 1964 [photographer: Liberty Flashlight, Co., New York]
OP10 3 Young Men's Bible Class, M.C. Laughlin, Smith's Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church, Lenoir, North Carolina, January 7, 1923
Sports: Basketball
OP10 4 Harlem Globetrotters, no date
Sports: Football
OP10 5 Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, team, 1925 [photographer: Standard Art Studio., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
OP10 5 Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, team, 1931 [photographer: Standard Photo Service Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
Theatre
OP10 6 Theatre group in costumes, no date [photographer: Baker's Art Gallery, Columbus, Ohio]
Women: Individuals
OP10 7 Jones, Matilda Sissieretta Joyner (Black Patti), no date
OP10 7 Unidentified women, 1935 [photographer: Whipps Studio]
Crayon portraits (hand-colored domed)
OP5 1 Child in military uniform
OP15 1 Child on a pony
OP1 1 Family group
OP17 1 Man with American flag
OP7 1 Man with fiddle
OP16 1 Man with horn
OP3 1 Oklahoma City baptism, 1890s
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