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Photograph by:
Alexander L. Adams, American, 1916 - 1993  Search this
Subject of:
Lucia Moore Bacote, American, 1907 - 2012  Search this
Evelyn Thomas, American  Search this
Helen White Martin, American, 1899 - 1984  Search this
Eugene Marcus Martin, American, 1888 - 1969  Search this
Grace McKinley Holmes DeLorme, American, 1906 - 1997  Search this
Gilbert E. DeLorme Sr., American, 1903 - 1975  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 10 in. (20.6 × 25.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 × 9 7/16 in. (19 × 23.9 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1950
A black-and-white photograph of an Atlanta Life Insurance party. Lucia Bacote standing on the far left, is wearing a halter top dress with a leaf pattern over dark fabric. To her right is Evelyn Thomas wearing a white, lace, shawl style collar dress with a silk flower belt. Helen Martin is wearing a dark shawl style collar dress and dark gloves. Eugene Martin is wearing a black tuxedo with a white collared shirt and dark bow tie. Grace DeLorme is wearing a white, strapless dress and a white shawl. Gilbert DeLorme, Sr., standing on the far right, is wearing a dark, double breasted suit, dark tie, white handkerchief in his proper left breast pocket, and wire rimmed glasses. They are standing in front of a white door and brick wall. A handwritten note on the back in blue ink identifies the subjects and event.
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture