Photograph of the senior officers of Atlanta Life Insurance Company

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3 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
DeLorme, Gilbert E. Sr., American, 1903 - 1975
Martin, Eugene Marcus, American, 1888 - 1969
Simon, Edward Lloyd, American, 1908 - 1984
Dobbs, Robert Longfellow, American, 1905 - 1992
Unidentified Man or Men
Atlanta Life Insurance Company, American, founded 1905
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.4 × 25.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 × 9 7/16 in. (19 × 24 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1950
Description
A black and white photograph of a meeting of senior officers of Atlanta Life Insurance Company. The photograph is of sixteen men, standing in two rows, posing in front of the Atlanta Life offices, a white building, large window, and a dark screen door. The man standing on the far left of the photograph is Gilbert E. DeLorme, Sr. He is standing in partial profile and wearing glasses, a light toned suit and tie with a white shirt. The third person on the left is Eugene Martin, wearing a medium toned three piece suit. The second man from the right in the back row is Edward Simon, wearing a medium toned jacket and striped bow tie. In front of him is Robert L. Dobbs, wearing a medium toned suit and a small, dark bow tie. The rest of the men are all wearing suits with either ties or bow ties. A handwritten note in blue ink on the back identifies the subjects and event.
Topic
African American
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
2014.94.39
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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