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Box HUM 2.85 Box 1

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Professor Michael C. D'Argonne (right) shaking hand with unidentified man, 1930s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (101)
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...

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

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

Paul Lawrence Dunbar, half-length portrait, sitting, facing left, 1890

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (104)
Description: Studio portrait. Inscribed on back: To my good friend and comrade, Roscoe Simmons, from Paul Lawrence Dunbar.

Alfreda Barnett Duster, three-quarter-length portrait, standing, 1950

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (106)
Description: Studio portrait, possibly taken after Alfreda Barnet Duster became the first African American to win the Parent-Teacher Association's Mother of the Year Award. Inscribed on front: To my dear friend Roscoe C. Simmons, Alfreda Barnett Duster, 7/1/50.

Lillian Evanti, head-and-shoulders portrait, reclining slightly, facing left, 1937

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (108)
Description: Studio portrait. Inscribed on front: To my dear friend Roscoe. Lovingly, Lillian, August 12, '37.

Henry W. Grady, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, 1947

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (110)
Description: Reproduction of a photograph originally taken in the 1880s.

Fred Douglas, Rochester, N.Y., 1885 Digital

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (103)
Description: Studio portrait.

June 1872-June 27, 1924, the 52nd anniversary of the late Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1924

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (105)
Description: Memorial card with photographs of Paul Laurence Dunbar, his home in Dayton, Ohio, and his mother, M.J. Dunbar. Gumbo recipe pencilled on back.

Father Eckardt, full-length portrait, standing outside, 1940

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (107)
Description: Photographic postcard. Inscribed on front: To my friend, Roscoe Simmons, Father Eckardt, July 7, 1940.

William Lloyd Garrison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, 1947?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 15Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (109)
Description: Photographic reproduction, possibly from the Chicago Tribune, of an engraving by H.W. Smith (Boston, Mass.)