Oscar DePriest Photograph Collection

Institution: Chicago History Museum
Address:
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Website
Date: 1900-1949
Extent: .1 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
Portrait and group portrait photographs of Oscar DePriest, African American Congressman from Illinois' 1st District (Chicago's near South Side), and his family. Includes images of DePriest's son Oscar Stanton DePriest as a child and as a teenage member of the Lane Tech City Champs basketball team. Several photographs show a wedding reception, possibly for Oscar Stanton DePriest. Of the people represented in the collection, only Oscar DePriest and Oscar Stanton DePriest are identified by name.

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