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Photographs, undated, circa 1940-1960

 Series 4

The series contains 46 black-and-white photographs. These include 36-8x10", 4-7x9" and 6-6x8". Most document Bower's time with station WOR -his programs and colleagues. There are also several pictures from his stay in Nigeria, and some miscellaneous photographs. The photographs document Bower's association with such well-known personalities as Milton Berle, Richard Wright, W.C. Handy, Paul Robeson, Canada Lee, Bill Robinson, and Erskine Butterfield. This series is arranged in topical order.


  • undated, circa 1940-1960

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46 Photographs

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742