Diplomat Ralph J. Bunche being feted at Bea DeVaughn's house, Los Angeles, 1949
- Diplomat Ralph J. Bunche being feted at Bea DeVaughn's house, Los Angeles, 1949
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
DeVaughn was a local activist, known for her knowledge of the Los Angeles social scene.
Ralph J. Bunche was an African American diplomat.
Ivie Anderson was a singer, known for her hit song "Rocks in my Bed."
Walter L. Gordon, Jr. was an African American attorney in Los Angeles.
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Ivie Anderson is singing in the center of the room. Seated just to the right of Anderson is Ralph J. Bunche. Next to Mr. Bunche in the doorway is Bea DeVaughn, hostess of the party. The man to the right of Bea DeVaughn is Dr. Andrew Thomas King, a chiropractor. Next to him is Walter L. Gordon, Jr. Seated to the left of Ivie Anderson is Mrs. Taylor, of Pasadena (first name unknown). The occasion was a visit by Bunche to his hometown of Los Angeles, soon after he negotiated the 1949 Armistice Agreement.
Andrew Thomas King (known as A. T. King) was identified as the chiropractor Dr. Thomas King by Walter Gordon, Jr.
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DeVaughn, Beatrice, 1901-1989
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971
King, A. T. (Andrew Thomas), 1901-1968
Gordon, Walter L., Jr., 1908-2012
- California--Los Angeles
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African American women singers--California--Los Angeles
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