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Box HUM 2.85 Box 1

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

John Hamilton, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, 1926

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (112)
Description: Inscribed on front: To Roscoe Conkling Simmons from his friend John Hamilton.

Jesse A. Graves (center) and two unidentified men sitting behind bench in unidentified courtroom, with a police officer standing in the foreground, 1940s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (111)
Description: Inscribed on front: Best wishes & good luck to my best friend & pal & a grand person. From Jesse A. Graves to Roscoe C. Simmons.

W.C. Handy, half-length portrait, sitting with left hand on book, Red Drumming in the Sun by May Lewis, 1940

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (113)
Description: Studio portrait. Inscribed on front: To my dear friend Col. Roscoe C. Simmons, who discovered something in Blues. W.C. Handy, 2/29/1940.

George F. Harding standing, wearing straw boater hat and holding cigar, 1920s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (114)
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...

Bishop J. C. Hartzell, M.E. Church, 1940s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (116)
Description: Photographic reproduction of a 1902 oil painting by Henry Ossawa Tanner.

Perry W. Howard, half-length portrait, sitting, facing right, 1910

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (120)
Description: Studio portrait.

Perry W. Howard, half-length portrait, sitting, facing front, 1930s

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (121)
Description: Studio portrait.

Perry W. Howard, three-quarter-length portrait, standing, facing left, 1940s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 16Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (122)
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...