The Seventeenth Annual Convention of the P.P.B.A. of A., Chicago, IL

Created by
Gushiniere Studio, American
Subject of
Pullman Porters Benefit Association of America, American, founded 1915
Owned by
McCord, Thomas, American, 1886 - 1967
Date
November 16, 1937
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 15/16 x 13 15/16 in. (27.8 x 35.4 cm)
Description
A black and white group photograph of the Pullman Porters Benefit Association of America taken in Chicago, Illinois to mark its seventeenth annual convention. The men are posed in three lines. The back two lines are standing and the front row is sitting in chairs. There is a window in the back left of the photograph.
Place depicted
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Labor
Men
Photography
Professional organizations
Pullman Porters
Transportation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kenneth Victor Young in memory of Thomas McCord, Louisville, Kentucky
Object number
2010.31.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cfdd0bbb-0580-4d75-bbe4-63a80efbcfc5
2 image(s)