Belford Vance Lawson, Jr. was an attorney. He received his J.D. from Howard University Law School in 1932. In 1933 he founded the New Negro Alliance in Washington D.C., an organisation that campaigned against, and won a legal case regarding, discrimiatory hiring practices.
Copy negative of a print of Belford Vance Lawson, Jr. No ink on negative. No edge imprint.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History