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Subject of:
John Hope Franklin, American, 1915 - 2009  Search this
L. E. McKeller  Search this
Jesse Lee Greadington  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), International, founded 1844  Search this
Owned by:
J. Kavin Ross, American  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1930
A black-and-white photographic group portrait of a high school YMCA group in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The group of young men are formally posed in three rows in front of a brick building. The three men seated in the middle of the front row hold a triangular sign with a cross in the center and the letters H I Y across the top. The front row includes the following, as identified by Julius Pegues: L.E. McKeller, 4th from the left; Jesse Lee Greadington, 5th from the left; John Hope Franklin, 6th from the left; and Smith, last name unknown, 2nd from the left. There are no marks or inscriptions, front or back.
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Education  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
Youth  Search this
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Public domain
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