|Title||Johnny Mae Smith and Cathern Davis, Seattle, May 1929 |
|Caption||Cathern Davis, the daughter of Manima Wilson Davis and Claude Davis, was born in Spokane in 1920 and moved to Seattle in 1923. She graduated from Fisk University in 1941 and worked for more than 25 years in the Chicago public schools. She married Ishmael Flory 1957. In 1969 she became an assistant professor at Chicago City College. She worked on the appeal for Angela Davis, a noted political activist, in 1972.|
Johnny Mae Smith was identified in the 1930 Federal Census as an 8-year-old, residing with her widowed father and brother at 2224 E. Madison Street.
The photo was taken on 19th Avenue in front of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
|Notes||Handwritten on verso: Jonny [sic] Mae Smith and Cathern Davis, May 1929. Seattle (adjacent to Mt. Zion Bapt. Church).|
Caption information source: BHS records.
African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle
|Personal Names||Smith, Johnny Mae|
Flory, Cathern Davis
|Location||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Black Heritage Society Collection |
|Image Number||2001.11.2.18 |
|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 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.; creased |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |