Photograph of an Atlanta Life Insurance Company party

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2 images
Photograph by
Adams, Alexander L., American, 1916 - 1993
Subject of
Bacote, Lucia Moore, American, 1907 - 2012
Thomas, Evelyn, American
Martin, Helen White, American, 1899 - 1984
Martin, Eugene Marcus, American, 1888 - 1969
DeLorme, Grace McKinley Holmes, American, 1906 - 1997
Nabrit, Constance Croker, American, 1903 - 1984
Unidentified Woman or Women
DeLorme, Gilbert E. Sr., American, 1903 - 1975
Atlanta Life Insurance Company, American, founded 1905
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 10 in. (20.6 × 25.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 × 9 7/16 in. (19 × 24 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place printed
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1950
Description
A black-and-white photograph of an Atlanta Life Insurance party. In this photograph, six women and two men are standing in front of a brick building in formal attire. From left to right: Lucia Bacote is wearing a dark halter dress with a leaf print pattern. Evelyn Thomas is wear a full length, white, off-the-shoulders dress with a dark silk flower on her belt. Helen Martin is wearing an ankle length, dark, off-the-shoulders dress and has her arm linked through her husband’s elbow. Eugene Martin is wearing a black tuxedo, a black bow tie, a white shirt and black buttons. Grace DeLorme is wearing a white strapless dress with a sweetheart neckline and white shawl. Constance Nabrit is wearing a dark, calve length dress with a transparent bolero jacket over her shoulders. An unidentified woman is wearing a white blouse with a floor length dark skirt and metal belt. Gilbert DeLorme, Sr. is on the far right, wearing a dark toned, double breasted suit, dark tie, white collared shirt and glasses. In the background on the left is a large window with a rounded top and a dark lace, window treatment. In the center background is a large square window with a white window treatment against a brick wall. A stamp in black ink on the back, right side identifies the photographer. A handwritten note on the back in blue ink identifies the subjects and event.
Topic
African American
American South
Amusements
Business
Photography
United States--Social life and customs
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
2014.94.48
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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