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[Walter?] Allen

Myrtle Young and her Rays band members, Willene Barton, Hettie or Hetty Smith, Regina Albright, Myrtle Young, and Gloria Bell surrounding John C. Brown, in Pine Room of Parker House (formerly Granville Hotel)

1953

[Walter?] Allen

Four Caldwell band, from left: Helen Stewart, Alex Caldwell, Oleatha Granger, and Val Thompson, posed in Flamingo Club

1953

Charles Harris

Two portraits: Woman wearing light colored sleeveless top with notch on neckline, light colored button earrings, and pearl choker; Woman wearing light colored v-neck top, and two flower brooches

c. 1940-1950

Charles Harris

Two frames: Portrait of Mr. J. Mazza wearing textured coat with collar and lapels, plaid scarf, eyeglasses, and hat covered in raindrops, standing next to stone block wall; Portrait of Rebecca Cornelius wearing dark textured coat and light colored head scarf, holding paper bag and straps of dark handbag, standing in front of light colored flecked stone wall

December 1959

Charles Harris

Two frames: Portrait of man wearing argyle sweater, eyeglasses, and cap, standing in front of store and signs; Portrait of man wearing dark pinstriped suit jacket and striped bow tie, standing in store with scalloped lamp shade

c. 1960

Charles Harris

Two frames: Portrait of man wearing light colored button down collared shirt, standing in front of sign for trophies; Portrait of man wearing light colored short sleeve button down collared shirt, standing in front of sign for trophies

c. 1962

Charles Harris

Two frames: Portrait of man wearing leather jacket and plaid cap, holding toothpick in mouth, standing in front of window with plants; Portrait of man wearing suede zippered jacket with knit arms and collar, dark v neck sweater, striped collared polo shirt, and patterned cap, standing in front of window with plants

c. 1959

Charles Harris

Two frames; Portrait of smiling young woman wearing earrings, necklace, and a dark sleeveless shirt posed in front of a light colored background on left; Portrait of smiling young woman wearing a necklace and a light colored sleeveless shirt posed in front of a light colored background on right

c. 1956

Charles Harris

Two frames: Portrait of smiling man wearing light colored fedora with dark band, eyeglasses, plaid shirt, and flecked overcoat, standing in front of Empire Building, Downtown; Three quarter portrait of man wearing hat with woven band and dark overcoat with upturned collar, standing in front of Empire Building, Downtown

c. 1960

Charles Harris

Two frames: two men in costume with elaborate headdresses, and individual in two piece costume with warrior style headdress

c. 1950-1975

Charles Harris

Two frames: Two women standing holding object, including one on right wearing dark hat with light colored feather, eyeglasses, and dark dress with light colored collar, buttons, and brooch, gathered in interior with piano; Man wearing light colored shirt and striped jacket, holding cup in right hand, looking at woman on left in interior with women seated in brick wall

c. 1962

Charles Harris

Two frames: Portrait of smiling woman wearing earrings, knotted necklace, and floral blouse, standing on sidewalk with other people in front of building with marquee; Woman wearing short sleeve striped belted dress with light colored collar, holding hands in air with index finger and thumb touching, standing in interior with light colored wall and wood posts

c. 1962
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