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President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Black Cabinet" taken in March 1938. [Black-and-white photoprint.]

view President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Black Cabinet" taken in March 1938. [Black-and-white photoprint.] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Thompkins, William
Oxley, Lawrence A
Home, Frank
Evans, Joseph H
Weaver, Robert C. Dr
Brown, Roscoe C
Caliver, Ambrose 1894-1962
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945
Houston, Charles Hamilton Dr. 1895-1950
Bethune, Mary McLeod 1875-1955
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 5" x 10"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1938
1930-1940
Summary:
Front row, left to right: Dr. Ambrose Caliver, Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Dr. Robert C. Weaver, Joseph H. Evans, Dr. Frank Horne, Mary McLeod Bethune, Lt. Lawrence A. Oxley, Dr. William J. Thompkins, Charles E. Hall, William I. Houston, Ralph E. Mizelle. Back row, left to right: Dewey R. Jones, Edgar Brown, J. Parker Prescott, Edward H. Lawson, Jr., Arthur Weiseger, Alfred Edgar Smith, Henry A. Hunt, John W. Whitten, Joseph R. Houchins. (Sources: information provided by Cynthia Hunt-Easley and Wanda Hunt-McLean; Langston Hughes, Milton Meltzer and C. Eric Lincoln, A Pictorial History of Black Americans, New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1973.)
Cite as:
Photograph probably by Addison N. Scurlock, 1938. Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Presidents
Lawyers
African American lawyers
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618-001-0000029.tif (AC Scan)
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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