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- Indianapolis recorder
- Willard Ransom and Robert Lee Brokenburr
- Indianapolis recorder (Firm)
- Date of Original:
- African Americans--Indiana--Indianapolis
African American civic leaders--Indiana--Indianapolis
Conduct of court proceedings--Indiana--Indianapolis
- United States, Indiana, Marion County, Indianapolis, 39.76838, -86.15804
- black-and-white photographs
- Ransom and Brokenburr are seated together at a table in what appears to be a courtroom. Two other men are seated at an identical table across from them. Papers and briefcases are on both tables. A man is seated at an elevated desk in the background.
Robert L. Brokenburr was active in civic affairs and elected to the state senate in 1940. He was the first African American senator in the Indiana Legislature. Willard Ransom was a civic leader and five times served as president of the state NAACP.
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- IIIF manifest:
- Original Collection:
- Indianapolis Recorder Collection, P 0303, Indiana Historical Society
- Contributing Institution:
- Indiana Historical Society