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
DeLorme, Gilbert E. Sr., American, 1903 - 1975
ca. 1950
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
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 × 23.9 cm)
A black-and-white photograph of an Atlanta Life Insurance party. Lucia Bacote standing on the far left, is wearing a halter top dress with a leaf pattern over dark fabric. To her right is Evelyn Thomas wearing a white, lace, shawl style collar dress with a silk flower belt. Helen Martin is wearing a dark shawl style collar dress and dark gloves. Eugene Martin is wearing a black tuxedo with a white collared shirt and dark bow tie. Grace DeLorme is wearing a white, strapless dress and a white shawl. Gilbert DeLorme, Sr., standing on the far right, is wearing a dark, double breasted suit, dark tie, white handkerchief in his proper left breast pocket, and wire rimmed glasses. They are standing in front of a white door and brick wall. 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
Media Arts-Photography
gelatin silver prints
American South
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
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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