Advertisement card for Rev. R. L. Thomas

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Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Rev. Thomas, R. L., American, died 1974
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (21 × 12.4 cm)
Type
advertising cards
Place depicted
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
mid 20th century
Description
An advertisement card for Rev. R. L. Thomas of the Second Pilgrim Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The top two thirds of the card feature a black-and-white photograph of Thomas seated and wearing a light-colored suit and hat with a paisley print tie. Text is printed in black ink below the photograph listing Thomas's various roles in leadership for religious organizations and his contact information. An inscription is written in blue ink between the photograph and printed text. The reverse is blank.
Topic
African American
Advertising
Religion
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.102.18
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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