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Box HUM 2.85 Box 1

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Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Roscoe Simmons, three-quarter-length portrait, standing with one hand in pocket, 1910s

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 3Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (19)
Description: Studio portrait, retouched. Inscribed on back: Return to Ellis D. Kiger, Chicago Defender.

Roscoe Simmons, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, 1910s

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 3Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (21)
Description: Studio portrait, retouched.

Roscoe Simmons, three-quarter-length portrait, standing with newspaper one hand and walking stick in the other hand, 1910s

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 3Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (18)
Description: Studio portrait, retouched.

Roscoe Simmons, full-length portrait, standing with walking stick, 1920s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 3Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (20)
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, full-length portrait, sitting in wicker chair, facing left, 1915

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 3Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (22)
Description: Studio portrait.