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Guide to the Amanda Brown Photograph Collection
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Photographs

Physical Description: 37 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 37 photographs and portraits of African Americans mostly from the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1910s-1920s.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1:1

Young girl standing on porch holding flower bouquet [001] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Two men holding hats standing in field on roadside, caption: 'Mr George Hurd & Junior on mother's day 1924' [002] 1924

Box 1:1

Portrait of a woman sitting in a wicker chair [003] circa 1910s

Box 1:3

Portrait of a woman wearing white dress and hat standing next to wicker chair, Harper & Co. photographer, 507 1/2 Main St., Houston Texas [004] circa 1910s

Box 1:1

Woman standing next to chain link fence [007] circa 1910s

Box 1:1

Portrait of baby girl in white lace dress sitting in chair, reverse: 'To Aunt Amanda' [008] circa 1910s

Box 1:1

Two men in suits standing in front of house [009] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Woman standing next to car with one foot on running board [010] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Woman wearing a cloche hat standing next to car [011] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Woman in white uniform standing in backyard [012] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Portrait of three men in suits [013] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Man sitting in chair on front porch reading a newspaper [014] circa 1920s

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Two women sitting on grass with dog [015] circa 1920s

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Portrait of two women sitting on cutout of donkey in front of Cliff House backdrop [016] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Man in bathing suit standing on end of wooden plank with arms raised, reverse: 'Hello [-] Brack[-] I am having some fun kid in and on the [-] yours W.L. Laud [?]' [017] circa 1920s

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Man in suit and two young girls standing next to street, houses and telephone poles in the background [018] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Girl standing next to chair [019] circa 1920s

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Well dressed couple posing in pasture with dog [020] circa 1920s

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Portrait of a woman wearing a white dress and hat holding a parasol, E.M. Talley photographer [021] circa 1910s

Box 1:1

Three women lying in the grass [022] circa 1910s

Box 1:1

Portrait of woman in white blouse and black skirt sitting on wicker chair [024 A/B] circa 1910s

Box 1:1

Woman wearing a cloche hat standing next to car [025] circa 1920s

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Man wearing a suit standing in front of plants, reverse: 'Central Ave. Photo Shop 1152 Central Ave. L.A., Cal.' [026] circa 1920s

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Portrait of two young women sitting in chair [027] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Man in suit standing in cemetery [028] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Woman wearing a sombrero sitting next to lattice fence, two men in the background, reverse: 'Hello Cream I hope you are well as I am enjoying the cool breeze of the gulf having a nice time. I will be home next month best [-] to all write me a postal or a letter for [-] yours as ever a friend Mrs. Laud [?] [029] circa 1910s

Box 1:2

Two men in white uniforms, Pullman porters [?] [031] circa 1920s

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Portrait of a young girl in a white dress standing on a bench [032] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Portrait of a woman, Duke photographer, Little Rock, Arkansas [033] circa 1920s

Box 1:3

Portrait of a man sitting with legs crossed, J.E. Purdy & Co. photographer, Boston, Massachusetts [034] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Portrait of man and woman sitting in chair [035] circa 1920s

Box 1:3

Two women in front of house with picket fence [037] circa 1910s

Box 1:3

Portrait of a young woman, Van Dyke Studio, Oakland, California [038] circa 1920s

Box 1:3

Portrait of three men wearing Shriner fez hats [039] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Woman standing next to wicker chair in front of house [040] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Baby in white dress sitting on donkey in front yard, legs of woman holding baby crouching behind donkey [043] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Woman holding baby boy on counter in tailor's shop, four men sitting at sewing machines in the background [044] 1940

Box 1:2

Portrait of woman with head in cut-out painting of cowgirl with gun holster and lasso [045] circa 1920s

Box 1:3

Oval portrait of two men in suits, Gentry Studio, Dallas, Texas [046] circa 1920s

Box 1:2

Sargent Johnson's Forever Free [047] undated