[Group of Businesspeople in Front of Chalkboard]

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Photograph of a group of African-American businesspeople. The group consists of Vera Cummings Nash, who is seated in the first row, third person from the left, and three other women seated at a desk. Nine men stand in a row behind the women. There is a large chalkboard behind the group inscribed with a chart that is entitled "If you can bear The Cross you can wear The Crown" at the very top. One woman is poised holding a pen as if writing in the open book in front of her. There is a handwritten note at the front of … continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by the Price Johnson Family Collection to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 70 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Price Johnson Family Collection

These materials relate to the history of the family of Sam Price, a slave whose freedom was purchased by his slavemasters' daughter. The history of the family has significant cultural and historical value for not only the State of Texas but also in various cultures throughout the United States.

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Photograph of a group of African-American businesspeople. The group consists of Vera Cummings Nash, who is seated in the first row, third person from the left, and three other women seated at a desk. Nine men stand in a row behind the women. There is a large chalkboard behind the group inscribed with a chart that is entitled "If you can bear The Cross you can wear The Crown" at the very top. One woman is poised holding a pen as if writing in the open book in front of her. There is a handwritten note at the front of the photograph that reads, "Hartfield foto".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • Oct. 20, 2011, 9:58 a.m.

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  • Aug. 13, 2014, 1:32 p.m.

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[Group of Businesspeople in Front of Chalkboard], photograph, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191154/: accessed June 30, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Price Johnson Family Collection.

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