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African American photograph album

 Collection
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?)

Dates

  • 1918-1928

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

General

Album identified by seller as possibly belonging to Harper family of Bristol, Tenn./Va.
  • African-Americans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Bristol Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Children Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Dwellings Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Grahl Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Group portraits Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Harper Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Military personnel Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Morristown (Tenn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Photograph albums Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Portraits Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Uniforms Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Wilcox Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Women Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
African American photograph album
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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