Bessie Gant and her husband, Forrest Gant, the Hills, and 6 others, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Bessie Gant and her husband, Forrest Gant, the Hills, and 6 others, Los Angeles, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Bill Nunn was the managing editor of the Pittsburgh Courier.
Bess ("Bessie") Gant was the national food editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, and also ran a catering business serving MGM and Fox Studies as well as the black social elite in Los Angeles.
Herman Hill was a newspaper reporter and helped to establish the Pittsburg Courier in Los Angeles. He was also the first African American to play varsity basketball at USC.
Gladys Hill, married to Herman Hill, was active in civic and social clubs including the Kansis City Brunch Club.
All information concerning the content and description of the image was provided by Walter Gordon.
L to R, back row: Herman Hill, Phil Jones (?) or "Stubblefield'", Bill Nunn, Forrest (?) Gant, and Williams (a writer for The Courier). L to R, front row: Gladys Hill, unidentified woman, Bessie Gant, Irene Jones, unidentified woman.
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