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- [John and Juanita Jordan]
Studio photograph of a young couple. The man and woman are identified as John and Juanita Jordan. Juanita, who has short curly blond hair, is wearing a plaid dress with cap sleeves and bow tied at center of collar. John is wearing a pin striped suit, white shirt, and dark patterned tie. He has a white handkerchief in his left breast pocket of his jacket. Written near bottom of image in blue ink: "With All Our Love, Nita [&] John". Written on back of photograph in black ink: "John & Juanita Jordan Made - Nov. 3, 1949 John, 25 years of age Nita, 21 years of age". Also on back in pencil: "3-4130". The photograph was in a gray and tan folder accession 2000.042.023b. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9158/
- [Teachers and children at an unidentified school in New York]
Photograph of an unidentified school in New York. The predominantly African-American school children are standing three rows deep, with a white female teacher on crutches on the right side of the picture, a white male teacher with glasses in back, center of the class and an African-American female teacher with glasses on the far left side of the class. There is one white girl with a ribbon in her dark hair, standing in the middle of the picture between an African-American boy on her right and an African-American girl on her left. On the back of the photo, handwritten: "From Hattie Jackson Brooklyn, N.Y. 167 Hoyt St. To Mrs. A.P. George Richmond, Texas April 16, 1953" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9155/