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Vel Phillips

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Description: Vel Phillips seated at a table. She is wearing a flowered dress and has her hands clasped together.
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Santa and Two Friends

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Description: An African American Santa Claus has his arms around an African American man and woman in what appears to be a restaurant. There is wall paper and posters b...
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Creative Center Workshop Group Portrait

Date: March 30 1973
Description: Group portrait at the Mary Church Terrell Creative Center, which was founded in 1963 by Bernice Lindsay (second from left). The Creative Center was located...
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Standing Dog with Pipe and Stocking Cap

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Description: Side view of a dog standing on his hind legs, with a pipe in his mouth and a stocking cap on his head.
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Gertrude Wall and Friend

Date: November 1972
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Gertrude Wall of Columbia, Ohio, who was the cousin of Vel Phillips. Seated next to her is a woman identified as Liee Williams. The back o...
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Four Women Posing on Front Steps

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Description: Four African American women posing while sitting on porch steps. Three of them are wearing slacks and blouses, while the woman in front is wearing a white...
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Eydie V. Watts

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Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commssion. Ms. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blou...
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Vel Phillips in a Group

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Description: Vel Phillips in a group. The man and woman in the foreground are shaking hands. The men are wearing suits and the women are wearing dresses. Several have n...
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Eydie V. Watts

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Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. Ms. Watts sits on a chair with her hands clasped. She is wearing a str...
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Eydie V. Watts

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. She is wearing a dark dress or blouse and a necklace and...
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Vel Phillips with Group at Table

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Description: Vel Phillips sits at a table with a group of African American men and women. The table is covered with handbags, eyeglasses, and beverages. Several more pe...
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Vel Phillips Riding a Bicycle

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Description: A group of bicycle riders on the street, with a smiling Vel Phillips in the lead. She is wearing a sweater, scarf, gloves, slacks and lace up shoes. Other...
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Faithful Travelers Group Portrait

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Description: Group portrait of the Faithful Travelers. Eight African American men, three in front, five in back, pose wearing light suits, dark neckties and pocket kerc...
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Vel Phillips and Two Men

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Description: Vel Phillips chats with two men. She is wearing a dress, sweater and scarf and is holding papers and roses in one arm. The men are wearing plaid suits and...
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Vel Phillips Embracing Angie Brooks

Date: February 1970
Description: Vel Phillips is embracing Angie Brooks, former United Nations representative to Liberia. Ms. Brooks is wearing a fur coat, turban and earrings. Both women...
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Vel Phillips in the Milwaukee Common Council

Date: 1970
Description: Vel Phillips speaking into a microphone at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council. Other desks and men are behind her. The council room has ornate interi...
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Vel Phillips Speaking with Arthur Goldberg

Date: April 08 1961
Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with Arthur Goldberg, former Secretary of Labor and, at the time of the photograph, Supreme Court Justice. Another man c...
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Vel Phillips at Bat

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Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...
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Vel Phillips in a Group Portrait

Date: July 1980
Description: Vel Phillips in a large group portrait of mostly women. The women are wearing dresses and coats and have name tags on their lapels. A building with large g...
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Vel Phillips

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Description: Vel Phillips, wearing a tan coat, is standing at a table, with another woman sitting behind her.

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