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C. & M. A. Gospel Singers and Quintette, founded 1914  Search this
Floyd H. Lacy, American  Search this
John W. Parker, American  Search this
Spurgeon R. Jones, American  Search this
Alexander E. Talbert, American  Search this
Henry D. Hodges, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Image and sheet): 3 7/16 × 5 7/16 in. (8.7 × 13.8 cm)
photographic postcards
Place depicted:
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
A photographic postcard featuring an image of Floyd H. Lacy, John H. Parker, Spurgeon R. Jones, Alexander E. Talbert, and Henry D. Hodges wearing suits. Two of the men are seated together, while the remaining three stand around them. The seated man on the left is holding a small plucked string instrument. The seated man on the right is reading a book. Image features signatures in white (in the negative) along the left edge. Text reads [C. & M.A. / Gospel / Quintette / 22068 80th St. / Cleveland / Ohio / Lacy / Parker / Jones / Talbert / Hodges]. The reverse has [POST CARD] at the top, a blank space for writing correspondence and address, and possibly an identification number written in pencil in the upper left corner.
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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