• Collection ID 1987.0310
  • Title Earl B. Dickerson photographs [graphic].
  • Dates 1939-1985.
  • Physical description
    • 17 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in or smaller.
    • 2 photographic prints : b&w ; 13 1/4 x 8 in.
    • 7 photographic prints : col. ; 3 x 5 in. or smaller.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage.
  • Collection summary Includes photographs related to the career of Earl Burrus Dickerson, a Chicago area businessman, president of Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Company, and politician. Dickerson is shown at banquets, at his desk, and with groups of men and women. Several photographs show Dickerson with Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall at a civil liberties program held at an Elks convention in 1954. Also includes a view of people assembled at the NAACP wartime conference, July 12-14, 1944. Color snapshots show Dickerson in Philadelphia at an unspecified regional conference (Nov. 1958) and at Howard University (1960).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Diane Montgomery, 1987 (1987.0310).
  • Names
    • Dickerson, Earl B., 1891-1986 Portraits.
    • Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967 Portraits.
    • Gregory, Bernard Portraits.
    • Kelly, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1876-1950 Portraits.
    • Walker, Donald Portraits.
    • Marshall, Thurgood Portraits.
    • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Elks Club.
    • Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Company (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • African American lawyers Illinois Chicago.
    • Civil rights movements United States.
    • Men. lctgm
    • World War, 1939-1945 African Americans
    • World War, 1939-1945 Social aspects.
    • African Americans Illinois Chicago.
    • Businessmen. lctgm
    • Civil liberties. lctgm
    • Politicians Illinois Chicago. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • United States Politics and government
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs.
  • Genre
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Photographic prints Color. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.