Photograph of the senior officers of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Herndon, Norris Bumstead, American, 1897 - 1977
DeLorme, Gilbert E. Sr., American, 1903 - 1975
Dr. Lang, Henry Leon, American, 1900 - 1968
Martin, Eugene Marcus, American, 1888 - 1969
Greene, Charles W. Sr., American, 1894 - 1974
Lt. Lee, George W., American, 1924 - 1977
Toomer, Fred Armon, American, 1889 - 1961
Smith, Walter Harold, American, 1896 - 1972
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. (20.7 × 25.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 9 7/16 in. (19.4 × 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 eight senior officers of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Six men are standing behind two seated men. The top row from left to right includes: Eugene Martin, Gilbert DeLorme, Sr., Charles W. Greene, George W. Lee, Walter H. Smith and Dr. Henry L. Lang. Seated in the front row from left to right are Fred Armon Toomer and Norris B. Herndon. All of the men who are standing are wearing white, button down shirts, ties and medium toned pants. Haywood is wearing a medium toned suit, tie, white hat with band and round glasses. Herndon is wearing a white, button down shirt, and light toned tie and pants. In the background is a tree line behind a tall picket fence. A handwritten note in blue ink on the back identifies the subjects.
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
2014.94.49
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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