Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Jackson, S.M., American, 1894 - 1975
Jackson, Eunice, American, 1903 - 2004
Norwood, Eunice, American
Black, James H., American, 1918 - 1998
Jackson, Leonard, American
Date
ca. 1948
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper and plastic laminate
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/16 × 10 1/16 in. (20.5 × 25.5 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph that has been laminated of Samuel M. Jackson, Eunice Jackson and fellow staff at the newly opened Jack's Memory Chapel at 639 E. Marshall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jackson stands at the proper left of the photograph, on the sidewalk in front of the door to the building's screen porch, and he is wearing a three-piece suit and tie. Eunice Jackson sits beside him on the steps leading up to the screen porch, wearing a light-colored dress and hat, and holding her purse in her lap. At center right are a woman, Eunice Norwood, and two (2) men, James H. Black, the Mortician of Jack's Memory Chapel, and Leonard Jackson, the Funeral Director. This photograph was taken on the opening day for Jack's Memory Chapel at this location.
Place depicted
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
photographs
portraits
Topic
American South
American West
Business
Communities
Funeral customs and rites
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number
2014.75.90
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d6afcfbc-691e-43cb-a648-a192775fcf8a
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