The Rev. E. W. Lumpkin conducts the Iterdenominational [sic] Theological Center male chorus during one of the many musical presentations at this first ecumenical service for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. You may be able to identify some of the I.T.C. students in the chorus if you look carefully.
This black and white photograph shows Rev. E. W. Lumpkin conducting members of the Interdenominational Theological Center Male Chorus at the commemorative service for Martin Luther King Jr. inside the Ebenezer Baptist Church. The camera is off center to the choir who are facing a crowd inside the church. The seated crowd directly in front of the camera are looking at the chorus while the crowd behing Lumkpin have their backs to the chorus. The interior of the church is visible, including organ pipes and stained glass windows in the proper upper left. The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark, photographer's stamp and a handwritten inscription.
This charcoal and Wolff carbon pencil drawing depicts a monumental woman. She is seated centered left-of-center against a plain background. Gazing downwards with arms upraised, her robe is draped loosely across her lap. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner.
There were many musical performances throughout the day. Some well known, and some not so well known. Do you see anyone in this photograph that you recognize?
This black and white photograph shows the Interdenominational Theological Center Male Chorus singing inside Ebenezer Baptist Church for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday commemoration in 1969. The group, dressed in dark suits, is standing in a row on the chancel facing out toward the crowd of attendees. A few unidentified attendees are in front of the camera. The back of the photograph has a manufacturer's mark, and handwritten and printer's inscriptions.
An advertisement card for the Golden Echoes Female Quartette. The poster features the name and information about the group in black print above and below a black-and-white photograph of the group. In the picture, five (5) women are dressed in similar outfits with black blazers, white blouses, brooches, and white hairpieces. The three women in the back row each have one hand raised with their index fingers extended. The two women in front are seated. There are handwritten notes on the verso.
An advertising card for the Down Home Quartette of Mexico, Missouri. The poster features a photo of the group. The five men are dressed similarly, with dark jackets, bowties, and handkerchiefs in their breast pockets. The front three men are seated, with the other two standing behind in front of a backdrop with a window design. The name of the group is printed above the photo and the names of the singers are printed below with an additional name handwritten in pen in the lower right corner. There is a decorative border around the poster and two thick vertical lines on either side of the photo. The back of the card has doodles of trees in blue ink and some notes.
An advertisement card for the Tuskegee Four female gospel singers group. A black-and-white photograph of the four (4) women is printed at center. They were long-sleeve white blouses under dark colored jumpers, and all stand in a row turned slightly left with their hands clasped in front of their waists. Black text printed above the photograph indicates their name and contact address. Text on each side of the photograph records their affiliation with the Liberty Baptist Church and their regular performance schedule. Below the photograph are the names of the four members - Annabelle Harris, Farrilla Hatten, Leola Greenlee, and Allean Franklin. Text is handwritten in blue ink above the top row of text with the name and street address of one of the group members. The reverse is blank.
A broadside advertising a series of performances of the Chicago Jubilee Singers in Burnley, England. The billet is printed on green paper and features text printed in black ink in various fonts and sizes detailing the performance schedule and promoting the group. In the center right of the flyer is a photo of the group. A woman (Booke) and man (Lango) sit in the front left of the frame while the rest of the group (Dawson, Weathers, Logan) stand behind them. The printer is identified at the bottom. The reverse is blank.