Subseries 4.1
Photographs, circa 1876-1970
Boxes 40, 85-88 and OP 204-208, 210-211, and 213-214

Arrangement Note

Arranged into groups by photographic format, then in alphabetical order by subject.

Carte de Visite
Box Folder Content
40 43 Men: William Piper, 1876

Mentioned in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs. Photographer: George F. Parlow (New Bedford, Massachusetts)

87 13 Politics and politicians: Hiram Rhodes Revels, circa 1862-1865
Cyanotypes
85 44 Unidentified photographs of outdoor scenes, circa 1900

Three photographs, one of South Carolina, one of Florida, and one completely unidentified.

Photographs
85 1 Advertising: Ivory Soap, circa 1930
85 2 Advertising: Lux Soap Flakes, circa 1930
85 3 Advertising: Putnam Home Made Brooder, circa 1910
85 45 Advertising: Woman advertising underwear or related product, circa 1945
85 46 Art: James Van Der Zee and a group of unidentified people on a summertime excursion to the Bronx (New York), circa 1925
85 47 Barbers/beauticians: Moderne Beauty Salon staff standing outside storefront, circa 1940
OP19 7 Barbers/beauticians: National Beauty Culturists League (Chicago, Illinois), graduating class, 1954
85 48 Businesses: Hale Brothers New Store (Cleveland, Ohio), furniture movers, circa 1920
OP19 4 Businesses: Half Moon Hotel (Coney Island, New York), staff, 1928
85 49 Businesses: Leo and Mike Lazare grocery store (Memphis, Tennessee)

Photographer: Hitchings Commercial Photographers

87 14 Businesses: Newsstand (Kansas City, Missouri), circa 1947
85 50 Businesses: Savannah Electric Company banquet, 1946 December
85 4 Caricature: Banned figurine, 1950
85 51 Comedy: Gordon C. Collins, comedian, dancer, and producer (Chilcothe, Missouri), undated
87 15 Comedy: Tim Moore, publicty still for "Rarin' to Go," 1924

Inscribed from Moore to Lucille Hegamin. Photographer: BERT

87 16 Disc jockeys/radio: KCOH (Houston, Texas), unidentified disc jockey, 1958
87 17 Disc Jockeys/radio: King Biscuit Time, KFFA 1360 (Helena, Arkansas), circa 1950

Includes Sonny Boy white corn meal sack

85 52 Education: Malcolm X College (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1970 [1]
85 53 Education: Malcolm X College (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1970 [2]
85 54 Education: Malcolm X College (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1970 [3]
86 1 Education: Malcolm X College (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1970 [4]
86 2 Education: Malcolm X College (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1970 [5]
86 3 Education: Malcolm X College (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1970 [6]
87 19 Education: Students and teachers in classroom, circa 1895
87 20 Education: Teacher's convention (Greenville, Texas), 1912

Photographer: L. Armstrong

OP19 3 Education: Unidentified girls' school with sign reading "I Will, I Can, I Wish," group photo, undated
85 8 Education: Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute, composite photograph, 1917 June
85 5 Expositions: American Negro Exposition (Chicago, Illinois), 1940
85 6 Expositions: "The Sun Shines Bright," tableau photograph of group listening to a banjo player, 1910

Possibly staged for a national exposition. Photographer: William, Rau (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

85 7 Exposititons: "Old Time Cabin," tableau portrait, undated

Possibly a promotional photograph for a national exposition. Photographer: Frances Benjamin Johnston

87 21 Families/groups: Francis White Hughes, family photographs, circa 1920-1960 [1 of 2]
87 22 Families/groups: Francis White Hughes, family photgraphs, circa 1920-1960 [2 of 2]
86 4 Families/groups: The Freemans (Morton, Pennsylvania), 1905
OP19 8 Families/groups: Group of three white photographers taking photographs of African Americans in a rural setting, circa 1912
85 9 Families/groups: The Johnsons, an interracial family in Tatum's, Oklahoma, 1905
OP19 1 Families/groups: Unidentified family portrait, circa 1940-1945

Portrait depicts a mother and four children. Photographer: Gitchell's Studio (Charlottesville, Virginia)

86 5 Families/groups: Unidentified group of people displaced by flooding (Cleveland, Mississippi), 1927
88 1 Medical: "F.H.T.S. Night Nurses," 1912
88 2 Medical: Henry Rutherford Butler, circa 1896-1964

Includes correspondence

OP19 10 Medical: Mossell, Nathan Francis, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine graduating class photograph, 1882
85 10 Men: Fred Jones, undated

Photographer: Cripss (Aiken, South Carolina)

85 11 Men: Graduates of Lincoln University (Pennsylvania), undated
85 12 Men: Man lying on the ground in a park with the legs of two other men holding him down; they are surrounded by musicians and others, circa 1960s

Photographer: Hal Yaeger (New York, New York)

85 13 Men: Matthew Henson, polar explorer, 1929
86 6 Military: Chaplain John R. Dungee, United States Army, circa 1945
86 7 Military: Charles Jackson French, 1942

Photographer: Acme Newspictures, Inc.

85 14 Military: Colonel Benjamin Davis, Sr., 369th Infantry, Camp Smith, New York, 1938
86 8 Military: George Rodgers, military policeman, undated

Includes presidential certificate honoring Rodgers' memory and service.

85 15 Military: Post-World War II parade, 1945
85 16 Military: Private George Daniels, circa 1944

Photograph includes "A Soldier's Prayer" inscribed on the front.

85 17 Military: Spanish American War, unidentified cooks and teamsters, possibly in Tennessee, 1898
88 4 Military: Sherman W. White, Jr. (Lieutenant) and family, 1941-1942, 1986
85 18 Military: Unidentified band, circa 1944

Band member nicknames are inscribed on the front of the photograph.

88 5 Military: War Camp Community Service (WCCS) Girls Division (Washington, D.C.), 1919

Photographer: Daniel Freeman Photo Studio

OP19 5 Minstrels/black face: Georgia Minstrels, circa 1915

Photographer: Bert's Studio [Bert E. Weatherwax] (Kansas City, Missouri)

85 19 Music: Chuck Berry, promotional image for "Maybellene," 1955
86 9 Music: The Glenarm Branch YMCA Youth Band (Denver, Colorado), circa 1910

Includes 1924 brochure.

88 7 Music: The Mississippi Four, WDGY (Minneapolis, Minnesota), circa 1939
86 10 Music: Peter Smith and His Knoxville, Tennessee Band, undated
88 6 Music: Roland Hayes, undated

Includes sheet music for "Water Boy: A Negro Convict Song," 1922

86 11 Nannies: Unidentified nanny holding baby, circa 1910
86 12 Nightclubs: Fifth Avenue Ballroom (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1950
88 8 Nightclubs: Fifith Avenue Ballroom (Chicago, Illinois), circa 1954
86 13 Occupations: Attendant at furniture display, unidentified man, circa 1890
86 14 Occupations: Bartender holding sack of money, unidentified man, undated

Photographer: Brantley's of Nashville

86 15 Occupations: Brickyard workers, unidentified (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), circa 1910
85 20 Occupations: Chauffeur, unidentified, (Baltimore, Maryland), circa 1915-1920

Photographer: Nolan and Zimmerman

86 16 Occupations: Chef, Allen Jones, undated
86 17 Occupations: "Le Chef Francais," unidentified chef aboard shipt, circa 1900
85 21 Occupations: Chef and waiter, unidentified, railway hotel in the South, 1918
86 18 Occupations: Cook, unidentified man, undated [1]
86 19 Occupations: Cook, unidentified man, undated [2]

Three photographs of the same man, one of which also includes a second cook or waitress.

86 20 Occupations: Cooks, unidentified men, undated
85 22 Occupations: Cooking barbeque, unidentified men, circa 1920

Photographer: Julius Kruter

85 23 Occupations: Cooking barbeque for a picnic, unidentified people, circa 1910
85 24 Occupations: The Council de L'Ordre de Avocate (Haiti), circa 1938-1939

Photographer: Henry Stark

86 21 Occupations: Delivery truck driver, unidentified (Media, Pennsylvania), circa 1940
86 22 Occupations: Diner staff, unidentified, circa 1950s
86 23 Occupations: Food service or domestic worker holding a kitten, unidentified woman, undated
85 25 Occupations: Food service worker, unidentified, circa 1910
85 26 Occupations: Hotel waiters and dishwashers, unidentified, circa 1915
86 24 Occupations: Hotel waitstaff, unidentified (New York, New York), circa 1945
86 25 Occupations: Hotel worker in uniform, unidentified woman (Atlanta, Georgia), circa 1910

Photographer: McDonnell

86 26 Occupations: Housekeeper, unidentified, 1919
86 27 Occupations: Institutional waitstaff, unidentified, circa 1900
85 27 Occupations: Maids, unidentified, "Youngest Aviator" annual baby parade, 1915

Photographer: George Cole

86 28 Occupations: Medical attendants, unidentified, Bennett College (Greensboro, North Carolina), circa 1920
88 9 Occupations: "Peet and the Stable Boys" (Jamaica, New York), circa 1910

Photographer: C.A. Purchase

85 28 Occupations: Photographer, Clarke (Memphis, Tennessee), self portrait, circa 1940s
85 29 Occupations: Police man, unidentified (Atlantic City, New Jersey), 1940
88 10 Occupations: Pullman porter inside a train station, circa 1910
85 30 Occupations: Pullman porter/waiter, unidentified, Norfolk and Western Rarilroad dining car, 1896
88 11 Occupations: Pullman porters, The Senator, circa 1930

Photographer: Jacob W. Wolf

85 31 Occupations: Railroad workers and engineers, unidentified, circa 1900
86 29 Occupations: Various, undated

Photographs in this folder appear to have been removed from the same photo album and depict a furniture maker, clothing maker, lathe operator, wood worker, printer, and brick layers. The location and the men in the photographs are unidentified.

86 30 Occupations: Waiter, unidentified, serving a table of white women, circa 1900
86 31 Occupations: Waiters or cooks, unidentified, undated
86 32 Occupations: Waiters and restaurant attendants, unidentified, circa 1940 [13 photographs]
OP19 11 Organizations: The Big Smoker, 25th annual stag dinner (Orange, New Jersey), 1963 November 15

Photographer: Central Photo Flash (New York, New York). James Farmer was guest speaker.

86 33 Organizations: Order of ODD Fellows, undated
OP19 2 Organizations: The Tuxedo Club (Cleveland, Ohio), banquet, 1931 June 12
85 32 Organizations: Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), business course, 1906

Photographer: Strain (?)

88 12 Press photographs: Formerly enslaved individuals, 1967-1974

Photographer: Ricardo Ferro

85 33 Religion: Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Michigan), 1925
88 13 Religion: C.R. Walker (Revernd), with congregants in caps and gowns, Central Baptist Church (Harlem, New York, New York), circa 1945

Photographer: Bill Loeser

85 34 Religion: Edward Clayton Martin, "The Shoeless Prophet," circa 1929

Martin was a follower of Father Divine.

86 34 Religion: "A Little Child Shall Set Them Free," children's Sunday school (British Guyana), circa 1910

Photographer: Verwayen

86 35 Religion: Preacher, Maurice Naccache (New York, New York), undated
85 35 Religion: Professor J.A. Tomlinson, praying to the Goddess of Numbers (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), 1934
86 36 Religion: Reverend G.M. Griffin, Pastor Thomson Circuit, C.M.E. Church (Thomson, Georgia), undated
85 36 Religion: Reverend Kemp, 1918-1919

Includes a copy of his "Baseball Sermon."

85 37 Religion: Sufi Adbul Hamid (Eugene Brown), 1936

News report of his death adhered to verso of photograph.

86 37 Religion: Unidentified congregation (?), undated
86 38 Religion: Unidentified priest, circa 1935
85 38 Sports: Ed Gordon, gold medalist, long jump, 1932
88 14 Sports: Engel Stadium (Chattanooga, Tennessee), "colored entrance," 1952
85 39 Sports: Josh Gibson, "The Black Babe Ruth," 1940
86 39 Sports: Unidentified college football team, circa 1940s

Photographer: Charles Stewart, Jr. (Chicago, Illinois)

85 40 Theatre: Actors in classical costume, 1915

Photographer: Clarke

88 15 Theatre: Gertrude Saunders, circa 1929
88 16 Theatre: Shelton LeRoy Brooks, 1921
85 41 Theatre: Theodore Pankey, vaudeville performer, circa 1910-1915
88 17 Women: "Artistic Portrait of a Pensive Young Woman," circa 1920

Photographer: Arthur P. Bedou

85 42 Women: Unidentified woman, circa 1925

Photographer: Vithana Studios (Harlem, New York)

Postcards
88 18 Buildings: Amanda Smith Industrial Home (Harvey, Illinois), circa 1899-1917

Includes letter from Smith to Mrs. Burdette

86 40 Businesses: The Matthews Hotel (Akron, Ohio), circa 1930s

Photograph depicts staff in front of hotel building.

86 41 Businesses: Mrs. Butler's Lunch Room, undated
88 19 Medical: "Dr. Herben's Study" (New York, New York), circa 1915
86 42 Military: World War I, Gendarmes Haitian, circa 1914-1918
86 43 Military: World War I, unidentified soldiers, circa 1914-1918 [3 postcards]
86 44 Music: Antioch Female Gospel Singers, undated

Photographer: Pasadena Photo Studio (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

88 20 Music: Jenkins Negro Orphanage Band (Charleston, South Carolina), circa 1905
86 45 Music: Southern Lighthouse Singers, undated
86 46 Music: The Southernaires, undated
86 47 Music: Unidentified gospel group, 1923
86 48 Music: Unidentified gospel groups, undated [2 postcards]
86 49 Occupations: Cook (?), Vernetta Sewell (Saratoga Springs, New York), undated
86 50 Occupations: Dentist, Dr. E.O. Massey (St. Louis, Missouri), 1934
86 51 Occupations: Disc Jockey, "Geneial Gene," WGIV (Birmingham, Alabama), 1951

Autographed postcard

86 52 Occupations: Disc Jockey, Jack Holmes, WLOW (Savannah, Georgia), undated

Autographed postcard

86 53 Occupations: Disc Jockey, Milt Nixon, Dave Riddick, and Bob King, WRAP (Norolk, Virginia), undated
86 54 Occupations: Disc Jockey, Paul Motley, KFSC (Denver, Colorado), undated
86 55 Occupations: English-speaking guide at Luxor, Mohamed Abouti, 1929
86 56 Occupations: Painter, unidentified, undated

Photograph labeled "Dry-As-A-Hoss"

86 57 Occupations: Undertaker, B. Wanzo (Toldedo, Ohio), 1920

Wanzo was the first African American undertaker in Toledo.

88 21 Organizations: Phillis Wheatley Association (Cleveland, Ohio), circa 1910
86 58 Patriotic: Black nurses carrying flag in parade, circa 1917
86 59 Patriotic: Fall River, Massachusetts Fourth of July parade float, 1914
88 22 Religion: A.M.E. Church (Boston, Massachusetts), circa 1915
86 60 Religion: Children outside Galilee Mission Restaurant and Reading Club (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), circa 1915
86 61 Religion: "Deacon Kelsey in a typical singing post, Lewis Turpentine Still and Plantation, Brooksville, Florida," undated
86 62 Religion: Group baptism (New Bern, North Carolina), 1907
88 23 Religion: National Campground (West Middlesex, Pennsylvania), undated

One postcard has a letter on the verso

86 63 Religion: Reverend T.H. Harris, undated
86 64 Religion: Unidentified preachers, undated [4 postcards]
Stereoviews
87 1 Agriculture and leisure in the South, circa 1875 [10 photographs]

Photographer: Kilburn Brothers (Littleton, New Hampshire)

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