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Box HUM 2.85 Box 1

 Container

Contains 145 Collections and/or Records:

Roscoe Simmons, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing pince-nez, 1920?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 4Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (25)
Description: Studio portrait. Inscribed on front: This--In affectionate admiration to Mr. Wendell P. Dabney, Of mind elevated above his times, superior to his world! Roscoe!

Roscoe Simmons (second from left) sitting with (from left to right): Perry W. Howard, John R. Lynch, Robert Kratky (standing), and two other unidentified men, probably 1936

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 8Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (47)
Description: Probably a publicity photograph for the campaign to elect Kansas Governor Alf Landon, Republican Party nominee in the 1936 presidential election.

Roscoe Simmons (far left) standing with other members of the IBPOEW, 1930s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 8Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (48)
Scope and Contents: Most of the identifiable photographs are signed or unsigned portraits of Simmons, his family, and political colleagues or other prominent Americans, especially members of the African-American community. There also numerous photographs of unidentified group events, such as graduations or funerals, as well as photographs of unidentified monuments and buildings. Simmons' apparent interest in United States foreign policy and military actions is evident in this series. There...

Roscoe Simmons (sitting, fifth from left) with members of the Joseph P. Leeney (possibly pictured sitting next to Simmons, sixth from left) Women's Organization, 1940s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 8Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (49)
Scope and Contents: Most of the identifiable photographs are signed or unsigned portraits of Simmons, his family, and political colleagues or other prominent Americans, especially members of the African-American community. There also numerous photographs of unidentified group events, such as graduations or funerals, as well as photographs of unidentified monuments and buildings. Simmons' apparent interest in United States foreign policy and military actions is evident in this series. There...

Roscoe Simmons, three-quarter-length portrait, sitting, facing front, 1920

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 5Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (29)
Description: Studio portrait.

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

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 9Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (51)
Scope and Contents: Most of the identifiable photographs are signed or unsigned portraits of Simmons, his family, and political colleagues or other prominent Americans, especially members of the African-American community. There also numerous photographs of unidentified group events, such as graduations or funerals, as well as photographs of unidentified monuments and buildings. Simmons' apparent interest in United States foreign policy and military actions is evident in this series. There...

Roscoe Simmons, three-quarter-length portrait, sitting, facing front, 1920

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 5Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (31)
Description: Studio portrait.

Roscoe Simmons, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, 1920s

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 5Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (33)
Description: Studio portrait.

Roscoe Simmons on stage speaking to an African American audience, 1920

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 6Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (34)
Scope and Contents: Most of the identifiable photographs are signed or unsigned portraits of Simmons, his family, and political colleagues or other prominent Americans, especially members of the African-American community. There also numerous photographs of unidentified group events, such as graduations or funerals, as well as photographs of unidentified monuments and buildings. Simmons' apparent interest in United States foreign policy and military actions is evident in this series. There...