Photograph by
Adair's, American
Subject of
Martin, Eugene Marcus, American, 1888 - 1969
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Atlanta Life Insurance Company, American, founded 1905
Butler Street YMCA, American, founded 1894
Date
1951
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 10 1/16 in. (28 × 25.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 9 7/16 in. (19.3 × 24 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of First Vice President Eugene Martin speaking at an Atlanta Life Insurance Company reception at the Butler Street YMCA gymnasium. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit, a medium toned tie, white collared shirt, and a white name tag on his lapel. He is holding a white paper in his proper left hand and pointing with his proper right hand. An unidentified woman is seated on the left side of the photograph in the foreground wearing a black, lace, short-sleeve top. A table of men is seated in the background. Behind them, there is a sign that reads [GEORGIA] and two more that read [F] and [G] in the background. Embossed stamp on the bottom right corner of the front identifies the photographers. A handwritten note on the back in blue ink identifies the subjects and event.
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place printed
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
American South
Business
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Object number
2014.94.32
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f3a1f293-07c0-4b11-967d-8c77bdf673e2
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