• Cotton Makers Jubilee Parade on Beale Street, with children pulling float

    Taylor, Reverend L.O

    Parade with float bearing an African American woman in a formal dress, being pulled by two young African American boys, down a public street, Hamilton High School Banner behind.

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  • Mother and Child Portrait of African American Woman and Boy

    This formal studio portrait depicts a well-dressed young African American woman seated in a carved wood gothic chair with a boy about 8-10 years old standing to her left and resting his right arm on h…

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  • People in a bar near Beale Street

    Taylor, Reverend L.O

    Interior of a restaurant in six men in shirtsleeves and straw hats are seated at square tables with quart bottles of beer and glasses in front of them. One woman is seated at a table in the back, whit…

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  • The Memphis Bridge: Group portrait

    This group portrait of thirteen men appears at the beginning ot the book, Views Showing Progress of Erection, Bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis, Tenn. 1891-2. Five men are identified on the…

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  • Memphis Colored Orphan Asylum

    Memphis Colored Orphan Asylum depicting the suffering faced by the black children and the destitute of Memphis.

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  • 1940s Beale Street

    A view of a busy street with marquees for a variety of businesses and recreational venues, 1940s model automobiles, and African Americans on the street and sidewalks.

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  • Waiting for the bus at the Memphis terminal

    Black and white photograph taken from a high vantage point of a mixed crowd of black and white passengers in the outdoor area of a bus terminal. In bay number 3 is a bus with a placard for Chattanooga…

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  • Cotton Makers Jubilee Parade on Beale Street

    African American flag bearer leads parade down a public street in business district.

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  • Cotton Ginning Time in Memphis, Tenn.

    Shows mules hauling wagons of cotton to gin. African American men driving the wagons. Postcard #37.

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  • Souvenir Program, Cotton Maker's Jubilee, cover

    Orange paper with black border and type, "Souvenir Program of the Cotton Makers Jubilee, Church Park Auditorium, May 12, 13, 14, 1937" with a photographic image at lower center, and a tribute to ..."M…

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  • Robert R. Church, Jr., W.C. Handy, and Lt. George Lee

    Hooks Brothers

    Three African American gentlemen, all wearing suits and hats, standing in front of a plate glass window, 392 Beale Avenue.

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