FRIENDS IN A PARK. Even in black and white, this summer photograph glows with greenery. The five young women may be teasing the young man about the flower on his lapel, tucking wildflowers in their hats and waistbands. Whatever their lost story, this is a happy group in a lush setting.
Photographs taken on black and white glass negatives by African American photographer(s) John Johnson and Earl McWilliams from 1910 to 1925 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Douglas Keister has 280 5x7 glass negatives taken by these photographers. Larger scans available on request.