Frank Kincade Arrives at Newtonville Station

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2014.13.2.78

Description: Black and white print; three people stand at a train station; a Caucasian woman, Mrs. Lee Johnson, on the left shakes hands with a Caucasian man on the right, Dr. Gordon B. Connor; between them stands an African-American man, Frank Kincade; all three smile broadly; Kincade wears dark glasses and holds a white cane with crook and a metal tip; a stack of luggage is off to the right; and in the background are train station buildings, railroad tracks, and a steel truss bridge; a sign reads, "Beeliner Stop"; a typed label taped to the bottom reads, "Photograph taken at the Newtonville station on Friday, May 20, 1955. Left to right: Mrs. Lee Johnson, Chief, Bureau for the Blind, Missouri; Mr. Frank Kincade, St. Louis, Missouri; Gordon B. Connor, Ed.D., Administrator St. Paul's Rehabilitation Center for the Blind. Kincade brought to St. Paul's for Training."; stamped on back "Egan Photo Service/Studio 739 Boylston St., Boston 16".

Print Size: 10" (h) x 8" (w)

Date: 20-May-55

Photographer: Egan Photo Service

History/Provenance: Gordon B. Cooper was the chief administrator at St. Paul's Rehabilitation Center in Newton, MA.

Credit Line: Gift of the Carroll Center for the Blind, 2014.13