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PHOTODESCRIPTIONUNIT — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15 Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (102)

Oscar De Priest, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, 1930


  • 1930


Open for research.


1 photographs : halftone photomechanical print ; ; image 4 x 3 cm, sheet 18 x 13 cm)

Biographical / Historical

United States Representative from Illinois (1929-1935) and the first African American elected to Congress in the 20th century.

Source of information

Title devised.


Repository Details

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