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African American photograph album

Identifier: PC 0102

Scope and Contents

Small photograph album with the name W.G. McNeil (April 11, 1928) on the inside cover. Includes b&w (sepia) snapshots of unidentified African-Americans, ca. 1918-1928. Lake Michigan is noted on one photograph. Candid and posed snapshots , some with first names (Marie, Willie, etc.). Loose pictures from inside the album are housed in two envelopes, one with 11 small photographs, the other with 6 larger snapshots. Two handwritten notes mention the Grahl and Wilcox surnames with family information and Morristown, Tenn. connections. Larger photograph album of African-Americans includes tinted 8”x10” portrait of unidentified man; small photo of unidentified men in Navy and Army uniforms; snapshots of children, houses; 8”x10” photograph of unidentified group of women; 8”x10” pictures of casket at cemetery; 3 negatives in 1959 Hollywood Studio #2 (Knoxville, Tenn.) envelope (name on envelope ?Gordon?)


  • Creation: 1918 - 1928

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


1 box

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Album identified by seller as possibly belonging to Harper family of Bristol, Tenn./Va.

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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States