Henry H. Proctor Jr. | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


Henry H. Proctor Jr.


Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry H. Proctor Jr.? wearing a suit jacket, shirt, and tie.


Image ID: 86873

Creation Date: 1924 

Creator Name: Jones, R. D.

City: Chicago


State: Illinois

Collection Name: Webb, Caroline, 1883-1975 : Caroline Webb papers, circa 1865-1961

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: M75-406.4.2

Original Dimensions: 3.75 x 5.25 inches


Proctor's father, Henry Hugh Proctor Sr., was the pastor of the First Congregational Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and a leader in the African American community in that city. The elder H.H. Proctor’s portrait was part of the collection which W.E.B. Du Bois had assembled for his “Exhibit of American Negroes” at the 1900 Paris Exposition on the progress African Americans had achieved since attaining freedom.


African Americans

Indoor photography



Portrait photography

Suits (Clothing)

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