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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
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
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)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Description:
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.
Topic:
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:
2014.94.51
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58cc9ccd2-244b-4482-880c-980a190e50ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.94.51