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Teal Portrait Studio


General Context

Reference: "Teal Portrait Studio" entry in the Handbook of Texas by the Texas State Historical Association

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

National Staff of the WWOW photograph, approximately 1920s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Dates: approximately 1920s
Scope and Contents From McBride Rare Books: "A striking photograph of the men and women comprising the "National Staff" of the Wonderful Workers of the World (WWOW), likely at a national convention in Houston in the early 1920s. The WWOW was an African American benevolent society chartered in Texas in 1920.... The WWOW is obscure even in newspaper records, where a 1923 advertisement records them offering life insurance. The...photograph shows eighteen men and thirteen women, many wearing...