Portrait of H. Noyes Macombre

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2014.13.2.135

Description: Black and white print, portait of H. Noyes Macombre, bust image of man in dark suit, white dress shirt and a thin bow-tie; there is a pin on his lapel; his short dark hair is combed straight back and he look off to the right.

Print Size: 4.75" (h) x 3.75" (w)

Date: ca. 1965

History/Provenance: Removed from 2014.13.1, Box 20, Folder 66. Hollis Noyes Macombre was a Yale-educated attorney on the faculty of Quinsigamond Community College who sued the college in 1965, claiming he was fired because he was legally blind. Later efforts by Macombre to get legslation passed in Massachusetts to protect workers from such discrimination also failed.

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

Subjects: Civil rights