Photographic print of men gathered for State Funeral Directors' meeting

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2 images
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
McKay, A.L., American
Escoe Jackson, American, born 1903
Ragsdale, Hartwell, American, 1891 - 1965
S.M. Jackson, American, 1894 - 1975
Ragsdale, Louis, American, born 1901
Berry, John E., American, born 1901
Hardman, Doldmon, American, 1895 - 1965
Sango, Alexander G.W., American, born 1868
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 4 5/8 × 6 5/8 in. (11.7 × 16.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date
1926
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a group of men at the State Funeral Directors and Embalmers Meeting held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. There are two (2) rows of men standing and sitting in front of an automobile parked underneath a carport. The picture was taken in front of the Jackson Funeral Home located at 617 East Archer Street in the Greenwood District. At the upper right of the photograph is the lower half of the Funeral Home sign: [HOME/ AMBULANCE SERVICE/ DAY AND NIGHT/ PHONE 2-4710]. At the lower right of the photograph is the photographer's studio mark: [Randle/ Photo Tulsa].
In the first row, three (3) men are kneeling, with a young boy in a sailor suit standing in the middle of the row, The people in the first row are identified, from left to right, as: Mr. Jones; boy unknown; man unknown; Mr. Berry.
In the second row, there are eight (8) men, five standing and three sitting on the bumper of the car, identified from left to right: A.L. McKay; Escoe Jackson; unknown man; Hartwell Ragsdale; Mr. Miller; S.M. Jackson; Mr. Stewart; Louis Ragsdale.
In the background, there are two men sitting on the carport ledge, identified from left to right: Doldmon Harbin; A.G.W. Sango.
Topic
African American
American South
American West
Business
Children
Communities
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number
2014.75.88
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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