|Title||Milton Vernon in Post Office uniform, Seattle, ca. 1925 |
|Date||ca. 1925 |
|Caption||Milton Vernon was born in 1885 in Amite, Louisiana, but his family left the state about 1890. They moved first to San Jose, California, and then to Portland, Oregon, where Milton graduated from Portsmouth Grammar School. He worked as a mail clerk for the railroad and later was employed by the U.S. Post Office. In 1914 he married Pearl LaFon; they had one daughter, Vermilta. |
|Notes||Handwritten on border: Milton Vernon, about 1925.|
Handwritten on verso: Mail carrier.
Caption information source: BHS records.
|Subjects||Letter carriers--Washington (State)--Seattle|
African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle
|Personal Names||Vernon, Milton |
|Location||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Black Heritage Society Collection |
|Image Number||1997.02.2.43 |
|Ordering Information||To order a reproduction or inquire about permissions, contact: TheBoard@blackheritagewa.org. Please cite the Image Number. |
|Repository||The Black Heritage Society of Washington State, Inc. |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |