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[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

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of two African American men and three women standing behind a table covered with an embroidered table cloth. Placed on top of the table is a wedding cake, punch bowl, cups, plates, a flower arrangement and taper candles. The three women are standing in the middle of the two men; they are wearing formal dresses and holding punch cups. The two men are wearing dark suits and ties.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing around a young married couple in a living room. Of the young couple holding hands in the center of the group, the man is wearing a light suit jacket with dark slacks and bow-tie, and the woman is wearing a light dress and veil with a bouquet of flowers in her arms. The women around them are wearing dresses, and the men are wearing dark suits. Two men and a young girl are crouched on the floor in front of the group.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of three African American men and two women standing in a living room setting. The three men are wearing dark suits with ties around their neck and flowers pinned to their left lapel. The woman in the center is wearing a light, long-sleeved dress and a veil; she is holding hands with the man on her right. The woman on the far right is also wearing a light dress with pearls and gloves. The group is standing in front of a window with light curtains and next to a piano and side table with a lamp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans sitting in or standing behind a row of wooden booths. The women are wearing dresses, and the men are wearing dark suits. Everyone is turned facing the camera and smiling. Beer bottles and glasses are placed on top of the tables.
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 living room setting next to a piano. The women are wearing casual printed dresses, and the men are wearing dark suits. An armchair and wooden dining room chair are in the foreground, and two windows with thin curtains are 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 front of a window with thin curtains in a living room. The women who are standing are wearing skirts and blouses with matching jackets, and the men are wearing dark suits. Three older women are seated on a couch in front of the standing people, and the young children are seated at their feet on the floor. Part of a Christmas tree is shown 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 American women and one man. The women are wearing dark dresses, and some of them are wearing matching jackets. Three women are seated in front of a table, and the rest of the group is behind the table. The man standing on the right is wearing a dark suit, bow-tie and a flower pinned to his left lapel. A punch bowl, flowers and taper candles are placed on the light tablecloth covering the table.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans sitting in a wooden booth. The three women are wearing dark dresses, and the three men are wearing dark suits. Placed on the table are three soda bottles and an ash tray. Connected to the wooden booth on the right is a pole with a hat 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 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 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 food and decorations on it; the other tables were people are eating have plates and drinks. A house is in the background with power lines attached to the roof.
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 young African American couple and an older man and woman standing in a living room setting. The married couple is standing in the center of the group holding hands; the man is wearing a light suit jacket with dark slacks and bow-tie, and the woman is wearing a light dress, veil and holds a bouquet in her arms. The older man on the left is wearing a light colored suit, and the older woman on the right is wearing a printed jacket and shirt with a dark skirt, purse and hat. Behind the group is a door, wooden chair, and worn armchair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American adults standing outside of a brick building. They are standing in four different levels, and more people are on the left side of the frame out of view. The men are wearing suit jackets with ties, and the women are wearing thick jackets and scarves.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American people standing behind a table with a light table cloth, a cake, punch bowl, plates cups and candles placed on top. The women are wearing light colored dresses and necklaces, and two of the women in the center are holding bouquets in their hands. The three men are wearing dark suits and ties with a flower pinned to their left lapel. A young boy is standing in front of the group with a white suit jacket and bow-tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of three African American men standing to the right of a seated elderly woman in a living room setting. The three men are wearing suits, and the older man is on the left and wearing a shiny jacket. The seated elderly woman is wearing a dark button-up dress, and the group is in front of a couch against a wall with two windows. There are two younger women standing on the left side of the photo and facing the men while smiling. A piano and two chairs are on the left side of the frame, and two more chairs are on the right.
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. A table cloth is draped over the wooden table, and placed on top are two serving plates, a stack of plates, tea cups and kettle, two pillar candles and a flower arrangement. The four women are wearing dark dresses with corsages pinned on the left side of their chest. Standing between them are two men wearing light suits and ties. Behind the group is a small end table with a punch bowl and cups.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of African Americans standing outside next to tables with folding chairs. Of the group standing, the women are wearing printed dresses, and the men are wearing light slacks and button down shirts. The table in the foreground has trays of food, and people are sitting in the background eating at other tables. A large tree is in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Group of Women]

Description: Photograph of a group of African American women standing next to a table covered with an embroidered table cloth and a punch bowl, cups and a flower arrangement placed on top. The women are all wearing formal dresses with corsages pinned to the left side of their chest. The women on the left are eating something, and the women on the right are pouring glasses of punch.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran