Photographic montage of a retail shop and professional work scenarios of African American women at a department store with an office behind the counters. The bottom left corner photo show three women at a counter wearing hats. The photograph along the top shows two African American men shopping on one side of the counter as the African American personnel help them look at the goods. A sign partially out of the photograph and blurred on the back wall partially states, "Shop. Dickies. Blouses. Lingerie. Alterations." The photograph on the bottom right corner shows a couple shopping for jewelry on one side of the counter and two shop personnel helping them. The center photograph shows the two personnel women sitting on either side of a desk behind the retail counters. One lady is on phone and taking notes. The other lady is typing.
An large unidentified co-ed group of African American men, women, and children and one white man seated in the center on the ground in the photograph on the grounds of Western Baptist Seminary, 2119 Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Not many of the group are smiling. The first row sits on the ground. The second row is seated. The back rows are standing near the building.
Group photograph of the Lincoln High School Band and rifle drill team standing and seated on the steps in front of Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri. The first three seated rows are the African American students who play instruments. The back four rows of seated and standing African American students hold rifles. Everyone is wearing a uniform including hats. The bass drum on the right corner of the photograph says, "Lincoln High School Band and Orchestra." The drum major is seated on the left corner of the photograph. The band director sits in the middle of the front row holding a very long conductor's baton. Possibly this is only a brass and percussion band . Two students in the middle of the next to the last row hold flags; one is the flag of the United States of America.
An group of six African American women in uniform, on the Marland Estate exterior in Ponca City, Oklahoma, stands in a semi-circle around Thad Tucker, an African American man, crouched on the ground holding a cigarette. The women include, left to right, Mayme, Etta, Cornelia, Ethel, Viola, and Lizzie. The women all wear light dresses and either a lace headband or a white cap.
Seven African American women stand in a line with their right side to a stone wall of the Marland Estate exterior in Ponca City, Oklahoma, and their left side to the sidewalk wearing uniforms, possibly maids or nurses, left to right, Neal [Cornelia Scott], Ethel, Etta, Mayme, Lizzie, Viola and an unidentified woman. The women all wear light dresses and either a lace headband or a white cap.
An unidentified man stands with his left hand on Ruth Glenellen's right shoulder. To Ruth's left is A. Dennis and to his left is Lizzie all standing outdoors in nice clothing. Ruth Glenellen and A. Dennis are written in blue ink on the bottom of the photograph. All are African American.
An unidentified African American man sits on a log fence that continues down the stairs as a bannister to what is possibly a lake below with people, through the trees, standing beside the lake. Three unidentified African American women lean against the log fence as the man puts his arms across the shoulders of the two women farthest to the right. Those two women hold straw hats with wide brims and wide hatbands. The woman in the center holds a single lens bellows camera in her right hand.
Two unidentified well-dressed African American women, flank an unidentified African American man as they stand outdoors among trees. The woman farthest to the left is possibly the mother of Dowdal Davis.
An unidentified African American male wearing a two-piece swimsuit squats in front of an unidentified group of four African American women and one African American men who stand behind him on the rock and logs likely beside a body of water. The standing group are dressed in street clothing. All are grinning.
An unidentified African American kid in the front of a toy wagon, likely an American Coaster" has a big grin as the unidentified African American kid in the back of the wagon covers his or her eyes. One wheel has fallen off of the sidewalk at what appears to be the bottom of a hill. Houses and another group of children playing are in the background. The shadows of the photographer and the children are on the ground.
An unidentified African American man, wearing a light colored suit and hat, crouches down to pet a small dog, between two unidentified African American women wearing cloche hats and overcoats standing on a brick sidewalk or street.
One young white woman stands on the left running board and one white young man stands on the right running board, while a young white woman in the middle straddles the hood over the engine of a car. A white woman sits on the front left fender. The land behind them is very flat.
Twelve African American men, Board of Bishops of the AME Zions, St. Louis, Missouri, stand on steps in front of doors to a building in Washington D.C. while attending the A.M.E. Zion General Conference held in the John Wesley A.M.E. Zion church at Fourteenth and Corcoran streets.