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Motley family photograph collection
1 box of photographic prints consisting primarily of portraits of the friends and relatives of the Archibald Motley family of Chicago. Most images are from outside of the Chicago area.
Biographical Historical Note
Archibald John Motley Jr. was a Chicago painter notable for his portraits of African American sitters and his images of life in Chicago’s southside African American neighborhoods created from the 1920s through the 1970s.