Journey of Reconciliation | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Journey of Reconciliation

Journey of Reconciliation | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Nine men are posing in front of a storefront for S.W. Robinson Real Estate. They are holding suitcases and coats and are all wearing suits. Caption reads: "Richmond VA 1947. Group of participants in the Journey of Reconciliation sponsored in 1947 by the Fellowship of Reconciliation and the Congress of Racial Equality. Bayard Rustin is in the center rear, and George Houser is second from right in front, then executive secretary of CORE."
DESCRIPTION
Nine men are posing in front of a storefront for S.W. Robinson Real Estate. They are holding suitcases and coats and are all wearing suits. Caption reads: "Richmond VA 1947. Group of participants in the Journey of Reconciliation sponsored in 1947 by the Fellowship of Reconciliation and the Congress of Racial Equality. Bayard Rustin is in the center rear, and George Houser is second from right in front, then executive secretary of CORE."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:140424
Creation Date: 1947
Creator Name:Unknown
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County:
State:
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 6797
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Suits (Clothing)
African Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Storefronts
Signs and signboards
Race relations
Associations, institutions, etc.
Coats
Hats
Neckties

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