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[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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American adults and children standing outside of large brick building with multiple windows. The youngest children are standing in front of the adults. The building is believed to be Kirk-Wilson School in Waco.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans sitting in wooden folding chairs in a room with geometric wallpaper. The women are wearing casual dresses, and the men are wearing suits. Multiple table fans are attacked to the wall and pointed towards the group, and three sets of windows with wooden blinds are behind them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing outside under a covered entrance. The women are wearing printed dresses or skirts, and the older women are wearing hats. The men are wearing casual suits or slacks with button down, short-sleeved shirts. The door to the building is covered with a rounded canopy, and small trimmed shrubs line the walk way. The building is believed to be Boykins Funeral Home of Waco.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans sitting at tables in a room with wood paneling on the walls. The women in the front of the group are wearing dresses, and the men are wearing suits. An oval mirror is hanging on the back wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American children and adults sitting around a curtained stage and piano. The youngest children are seated on the floor in front, and the adults are sitting and standing behind them. A metal folding table and chairs are in the foreground of the picture as well as on the right and left sides of the group.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans sitting outside at tables with folding chairs. The women are wearing casual dresses, and the men are wearing light colored slacks with short-sleeved button down shirts. One table in the foreground has pots and pans, and the other tables have plates and cups for the people sitting. A large tree is in the background.
Date: unknown
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 a light table cloth, a potted plant, and a cake. The women are standing in front of the men and are wearing dark dresses. The men are wearing dark shirts with slacks. Floral curtains are on the window behind the group as well as floral wallpaper on the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans, some seated and others standing behind them. The women are wearing dark dresses and hats; the women seated have their purses on their laps. The men are wearing dark suits and ties. Two fans and a fluorescent light are hanging from the ceiling, and one of the two columns is in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of African American people facing a man holding a book. The men are wearing dark suits, and the women are wearing formal dresses with hats. They are standing around a table with flowers and nativity figures placed on top.
Date: unknown
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. The building is believed to be Boykins Funeral Home of Waco.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran