Photo album of African American Friends and Family from 1940s - 1960s, North Carolina, possibly Winston-Salem State University.
1940-1960. A photo album of 34 snapshots and 7 pencil sketches of African American ladies and gentlemen in the 1940s, mostly of college friends, sweethearts, graduations, hops and then later home family gatherings.
One image is of a large group on the steps of a building entitled, 'Freshman Class of 1946 at Winston-Salem, N.C. (Science Building)' - possibly at Winston-Salem State University which was named the Winston-Salem Teachers College from 1925 to 1963. WSSU was founded in Winston-Salem as the Slater Industrial Academy, a school for African Americans in 1892. Another image is of 4 young ladies dressed in long gowns and gloves with the names: Emma L. Redmon from Kinston, W. Va.; Lillian K. Husband of Durham, N.C.; Margaret Gannoway and Joan Young of High Point, N.C. dated April 1947. Several school head shot photos from friends, and snaps of sweethearts dressed for a party, one with the caption, '"Two Sweet Coeds" and on verso 'High Point and Hattie Willams 47'. 7 pencil drawn profiles with the names, S. Gererds, Milton Ingram, Bernice Howard, Hennigen, J. Nicholson.
Later photos are 1960s era color Kodak snaps of a toddler walking, a family party and a snow scene. 5 additional snaps not in the album of a summer weekend getaway lounging on lawn chairs and posing in front of a rock wall with the family dog.
13pp housed in a red plastic album with "Jumbo-52" Photo Album in gold on front, plastic spiral bound. 34 images 3 x 4.5" or smaller; 7 pencil drawings 2.5 x 2.5"; (13) 3.5 x 3.5" with (5) 3.25 x 4.25" in a yellow Kodacolor envelope, and a book mark: 'Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.'. Very good condition. Item #25106