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[Photograph of a Family]

Description: Photograph of an African American family sitting on a floral printed couch. Three older women are sitting on the couch and four children are sitting in between them. Two of the women are wearing dresses and the middle woman is wearing a plaid skirt with a dark shirt. The two girls on the left side of the picture are wearing light dresses, and the two boys on the right are wearing matching dark overalls with plaid shirts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Family]

Description: Photograph of an African American family sitting on a floral printed sectional couch. The parents are sitting in the middle with their two daughters on either side. The mother is wearing a dark dress with her arms crossed, and the father is wearing light pants and a shirt with a zipped jacket. The father's right arm is along the back of the couch behind his wife on his right; his left arm is around his youngest daughter's shoulders. The older daughter who is sitting on the mother's right is wearing a light dress with a dark belt. The youngest daughter is sitting on the father's left and wearing a dark dress and sweater with a bow in her hair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Family]

Description: Photograph of an African American family posed in front of a window with thin curtains in a living room setting. An older man and woman are seated in wooden chairs in the front of the group with a young boy sitting between the couple on an armrest. Five older children are standing behind the chairs: three young women are in the middle with a young man on either side. All of the women are wearing dresses, and the men are wearing dark suits and ties. On both sides of the group are two matching upholstered chairs and a radio.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Framed Drawing]

Description: Photograph of a framed drawing of two young African American people. The drawing shows a man on the left wearing a light shirt and a woman on the right wearing a light top and a bow in her hair. A simple dark wooden frame surrounds the drawing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Funeral Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a funeral ceremony. A man is standing behind the casket, and the rest of the other attendants are seated around it. Flower arrangements surround the casket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American children standing around a table with a light colored table cloth as well as a cake, plates, and cups. Of the thirteen children, the boys are wearing nice dress pants and shirts, and the girls are wearing dresses. Behind the group and table is a wall with leaf printed wallpaper and a window with thin light colored curtains.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of a group of children standing on the pulpit. The girls are wearing white dresses and the boys are wearing white dress shirts and slacks with a black bow tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American children standing on the steps in front of a building. One of the children on the front steps is holding up a cake with candles in it. The twenty-seven children are sitting or standing on the steps in four rows. The boys are for the most part wearing pants and short-sleeved shirts, and the girls are wearing dresses. Behind the group is a screened door and window, as well as the numbers "913" attached to the wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American children standing outside with a large building in the background. The youngest children are sitting on the ground and the older children are standing behind them. An older woman is standing with the group on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American children standing around a table with a light colored table cloth as well as a cake, plates and cups. Of the thirteen children, the boys are wearing nice dress pants and shirts, and the girls are wearing dresses. Behind the group and table is a wall with leaf printed wallpaper and a window with thin light colored curtains.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Men]

Description: Photograph of four African American men standing outside in front of a small hedge with an old car and a house in the background. The men are wearing pants with buttoned shirts, and one man in the center is wearing a tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Men]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American men seated on a sectional couch covered in a floral pattern. All five of the men are wearing dark suits with their hands crossed in their laps. A coffee table is in the foreground, and behind the couch is a window with thin light curtains and blinds.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Nurses]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American women dressed in traditional white nurse dresses, hose, shoes and hats. Behind the group is a door on one wall and a window with a shade on the left wall. The nurses are each holding a candle in their right hand for a traditional graduation, called 'pinning', in which they read the 'Nightingale Pledge'.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Nurses]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American women dressed in traditional white nurse dresses, hose, shoes and hats. They are standing in three rows on steps outside of a brick building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing in a semi-circle outside a building in the grass. The men are wearing slacks and dress shirts, and the women are wearing printed dresses. A small group of children are seen in front of the group. The building has two visible windows and an awning over the entrance and is believed to be the Boykins Funeral Home.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing outside with four people crouched down in front. The women are wearing light dresses, and the men are wearing light shirts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American men and women wearing light colored graduation gowns with dark stoles draped around their necks. They are standing outside in front of a closed door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing on the steps outside of a brick building. The men and women range in ages, and the youngest are in the front with the adults on the left, right and back rows of the groups. A man dressed in dark robes is in the second row. The building is believed to be Second Baptist Church of Waco.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing behind a table with an embroidered table cloth, a punch bowl, cake, candles and a flower arrangement placed on top. The women standing behind the table are wearing dresses, and the men are wearing suits and ties. Part of the wall is in the foreground on the left side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans sitting at two wooden tables eating. The women are wearing dark dresses, and the men are wearing dark suits and ties. Plates and large goblets are placed on the table, and three paintings are hanging on the wall behind the group.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans in a living room setting. The five men are wearing suits and standing behind a couch with five women seated wearing casual dresses. The women have their arms around each other or holding hands. Behind the couch is a window with thin light curtains and two paintings hung on either side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing in a room with wood paneling and wooden benches. The women are wearing satin dresses; some of them are wearing shawls, corsages, and necklaces. One man is standing in the front of the group on the right side, and he is wearing a light suit and tie. A piano is in the background on the left, and multiple signs are hanging on the wall behind them. The building is believed to be Second Baptist Church of Waco.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing around a recently married couple in the center of the group. The men are wearing dark pants and bow-ties with light suit jackets. The bride is wearing a light satin dress, veil and gloves and is holding a small bouquet of flowers. The other women are wearing dresses with gloves and hats. The group is standing in front of a large wooden door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran