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The Eighteenth Annual Convention of the P.P.B.A. of A., Chicago, IL

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Created by:
L. L. Foster, American  Search this
Subject of:
Pullman Porters Benefit Association of America, American, founded 1915  Search this
Owned by:
Thomas McCord, American, 1886 - 1967  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 11 1/4 x 14 3/16 in. (28.6 x 36 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
November 15, 1938
A black and white group photograph of the Pullman Porters Benefit Association of America taken in Chicago, Illinois to mark its eighteenth annual convention. The men are posed in three lines. The back two lines are standing and the front row is sitting in chairs. There is a mural in the back of the photograph.
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Labor  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Pullman Porters  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kenneth Victor Young in memory of Thomas McCord, Louisville, Kentucky
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Restrictions & Rights:
©L. L. Foster
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National Museum of African American History and Culture