Joe Harris, Lil Cumber, Abie Robinson and others, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Joe Harris, Lil Cumber, Abie Robinson and others, Los Angeles, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Edward Joseph "Abie" Robinson was the Los Angeles Sentinel sports editor.
Frank Clarke was a self-proclaimed detective from Washington D.C. (according to Mr. Gordon, )
Lillian Cumber (Victoria Lillian Fisher) started as a secretary for Walter L. Gordon, was a newspaper columnist for 25 years, and in 1956 founded the Lil Cumber Attraction Agency for African American actors. She was the first African American woman to represent actors in the Motion Picture and Television industry.
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L to R: Joe Harris, an African American woman identified as "Viney," (opened a restaurant on 54th and Avalon), man identified as "Dina's husband," Frank Clarke, Lil Cumber, and Abie Robinson. They are looking at an issue of Sepia Magazine.
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- Black-and-white photographs
Robinson, Abie, 1915-2001
Harris, Joe, 1910-1985
Cumber, Lil, 1920-2002
- California--Los Angeles
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- still image
African American women journalists--California--Los Angeles
African American journalists--California--Los Angeles
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