Title: Nine African American men, South Chattanooga Pastors Union, 1941

Catalog Number: 2017.060.0002

Date (Years): 1941-1950


Group photograph of nine African American men, the South Chattanooga Pastors Union, January 1941. The photograph consists of eight men gathered around an end table with an independent photograph of a ninth man glued onto the left-hand edge. All the men are well dressed in three piece suits, ties, and are wearing watch fobs. Two men are sitting in straight back chairs with their legs crossed, while the other six are standing. They appear to be gathered in the parlor of someone’s house. There is a large wicker basket with flowers on the table and at the foot of the table. The man whose photograph was added is wearing a dark double-breasted jacket and lighter pinstriped pants. “South Chattanooga Baptist Pastors Union. Jan. 1941. Photo Brazelton” written at the bottom of the image.

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