George Cannady(?) and Virgil Benson with two unidentified women, Los Angeles, 1940s
- George Cannady(?) and Virgil Benson with two unidentified women, Los Angeles, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
George Cannady started out as a firefighter, at a time when African American firefighters were rare. Later he went into the real estate business, and later still he became a lawyer. He died in 1968.
Virgil Benson was well-known socially, and was involved with finding people lodging and helping nursing homes fill vacancies.
All information concerning the content and description of the image was provided by Walter Gordon.
The gentleman on the left was identified as George Cannady by Mr. Gordon, but his identity is undetermined (name written on photo is Ivan(?) Cannady, maybe related to George Cannady). Virgil Benson is on the far right.
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African American fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
African American real estate agents--California--Los Angeles
African American lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Cannady, George E., 1913-1968
- California--Los Angeles
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