Posted on 01/29/2008

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Evan D Evans, Photographer
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John H Allen
Ithaca, NY

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John H Allen

John H Allen
The inscription on the card identifies the sitter as John H Allen (1842-1928), who lived most of his life in Ithaca, New York, and held various jobs as a teamster, steward, waiter, and porter. At the time of this portrait, Allen was a janitor at the DKE fraternity house at Cornell University.

Evan D Evans, Photographer
African American Vernacular Photography; selections from the Daniel Cowin Collection.

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