Jazz pianist Calvin Jackson plays for a group, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Jazz pianist Calvin Jackson plays for a group, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Date Created
- No linguistic content
- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Lena Torrence Cooper was an actress and socialite who contributed to civic organizations.
Calvin Jackson was a jazz pianist, composer and bandleader.
Darlene Foster (during the mid 1940s) served as secretary for Clayton D. Russell, the pastor of People’s Independent Church of Christ, which was instrumental in the Civil Rights Movement and the Negro Victory Committee.
Walter L. Gordon, Jr. was an African American attorney in Los Angeles.
Muriel Andrade was born in Martha's Vineyard, and in the 1940s was introduced to and eventually engaged to the heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis (though she eventually married Ulysses Lear). Her mother was Evelyn DeLoach, secretary to Leverett Saltonstall, governor of Massachusetts from 1939-1945.
L to R: Calvin Jackson (seated at piano); two unidentified women (behind piano); Muriel Andrade; Lena Torrance; an unidentified woman; Darlene Foster; Walter L. Gordon, Jr.; an unidentified woman.
All information concerning the content and description of the image was provided by Walter Gordon.
Taken at Walter L. Gordon, Jr.'s house at 4104 S. Central Ave in Los Angeles.
- 1 photograph : b&w
- Black-and-white photographs
- Subject topic
African American jazz musicians--California--Los Angeles
African American lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Jackson, Calvin, 1919-1985
Gordon, Walter L., Jr., 1908-2012
Andrade, Muriel, 1927-2009
Cooper, Lena Torrence, 1922-1994
- California--Los Angeles
- Resource type
- still image
Find This Item
- University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections
- Local identifier
Collection 1867 Box 1 Folder 3
- Manifest url
- Rights statement