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PHOTODESCRIPTIONUNIT — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 9 Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (51)

Roscoe Simmons (standing, far right), Chicago Defender publisher John H. Sengstacke (sitting, second from right) and three other unidentified men posing at a desk with a copy of the Defender newspaper, 1942


  • 1942


Open for research.


1 photographs : gelatin silver print ; ; print 21 x 26 cm (8 x 10 format))

Biographical / Historical

John H. Sengstacke became publisher of the Chicago Defender in 1940, after the death of his uncle, Robert Senstacke Abbott.

General note

Identification of John H. Sengstacke based on other photographs.

Source of information

Title devised.


Repository Details

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