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Box HUM 2.85 Box 1

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Roscoe Simmons (third from left) posing with Perry W. Howard (far right), Walter L. Cohen (third from right), and three unidentified men on Beale Avenue, Memphis, 1912

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 10Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (57)
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 (second row, center, with walking stick) and Walter L. Cohen (second row, in white coat, next to Simmons) in a group portrait of unidentified, mostly African American, men on a street in New Orleans, 1925

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 10Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (58)
Description: Group portrait includes Perry W. Howard (second row, seventh from left). Unidentified men were possibly employees of People's Industrial Life Insurance Company of Louisiana, which was founded by Walter L. Cohen in 1922, or members of the Colored Order of the Knights of Pythias of Louisiana. Inscribed on front: By A. P. Bedou, N. O., La.

Roscoe Simmons (front row, third from right) with Perry W. Howard (front row, far left), Walter L. Cohen (front row, second from left), and other unidentified men, 1925

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 10Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (59)
Description: Unidentified men were possibly employees of People's Industrial Life Insurance Company of Louisiana or members of the Colored Order of the Knights of Pythias of Louisiana.

Roscoe Simmons (front row, center) posing with six unidentified men, 1912

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 10Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (60)
Description: Studio portrait.

Roscoe Simmons (front row, center) posing with six unidentified men, 1912

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 10Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (61)
Description: Studio portrait.