A black and white photograph of a Fred Toomer speaking at an Atlanta Life Insurance Company reception at the Butler Street YMCA gymnasium. He is standing in the far right of the photograph, under a basketball net, wearing a light colored suit, a dark tie, and a white collared shirt. He is holding a white piece of paper in his hand. The speaker is standing behind a long table seated with nine men and women. The table is covered with coffee cups and dessert dishes. Behind the diners is an American flag swag under a basketball net. Overlaying the bottom of the swag is a poster portrait of the founder of Atlanta Life, Alonzo Herndon in three quarters profile. To the left of the portrait is a poster that reads, [ATLANTA / LIFE / NUMBER / 1/ IN ’51], and a poster to the right of the portraits that reads, [CAN YOU IN ’52 / SAY WE WON / IN ’51], with a large pointing fist and a question mark in the center of the poster. To the left of the poster is an elongated Georgia state flag with a circle of stars surrounding a larger star in the canton. To the right of the posters is a partial view of a similar flag. A handwritten note in blue ink on the back identifies the subjects, event and date.
A black and white photograph of the senior officers of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company taken at the home of Norris B. Herndon, Atlanta, GA. The photograph is of six men seated around a small card table. Most of the men in the photograph are smoking. Seated on the far left of the photograph is Eugene Martin wearing a white collared shirt with rolled up shirtsleeves, light colored pants and a dark tie. Seated center, left is Fred Armon Toomer, wearing a white shirt and glasses. In the center of the photograph is Gilbert DeLorme, Sr., wearing a white collared shirt with rolled up shirtsleeves, light colored pants, a medium colored patterned tie and glasses. Seated center, right is Dr. Henry Lang, wearing a light collared shirt with rolled up shirtsleeves, light colored pants, a light colored tie and glasses. Norris Herdon is seated on the far right of the photograph with his back to the camera. He is wearing a light collared shirt and light colored pants. There are four brick columns visible in the background. Three of the columns have white capitals with floral-motifs. On top of the card table are three glass ashtrays, a pack of cigarettes and matches. A handwritten note on the back in blue ink identifies the subjects and location.
A black-and-white photograph of eight senior officers of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Six men are standing behind two seated men. The top row from left to right includes: Eugene Martin, Gilbert DeLorme, Sr., Charles W. Greene, George W. Lee, Walter H. Smith and Dr. Henry L. Lang. Seated in the front row from left to right are Fred Armon Toomer and Norris B. Herndon. All of the men who are standing are wearing white, button down shirts, ties and medium toned pants. Haywood is wearing a medium toned suit, tie, white hat with band and round glasses. Herndon is wearing a white, button down shirt, and light toned tie and pants. In the background is a tree line behind a tall picket fence. A handwritten note in blue ink on the back identifies the subjects.