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Photograph of B.C. Franklin, I.H. Spears, and Effie Thompson

UnidentifiedJune 6, 1921

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C., United States

A black and white photograph of B.C. Franklin (right) and I. H. Spears (left), with Secretary Effie Thompson (center), in their temporary tent office after the Tulsa Race Riot, 1921. Franklin and Spears sit on either end of a desk facing the camera. They are both holding books in their hands and looking down towards the books. Thompson stands in the center background of the photograph behind the desk. The date is handwritten just below the image on the front of the photograph. There is also a handwritten inscription on the back that identifies the subject and date of the photograph.

Details

  • Title: Photograph of B.C. Franklin, I.H. Spears, and Effie Thompson
  • Creator: Unidentified
  • Date Created: June 6, 1921
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Justice, American South, Law, American West, History, Race relations
  • Medium: silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper

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