Portrait of Abraham L. Lewis - Jacksonville, Florida

Portrait of Abraham L. Lewis - Jacksonville, Florida


Image Number

  • PR00884

Year

  • ca 1919

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    Biography Note

  • Born in 1865 in Madison County and moved with his family to the East Side of Jacksonville in 1876. Lewis was one of the founding partners of the Afro-American Industrial and Benefit Association, the state?s first chartered black insurance company. In 1919 he became president of Afro-American Life, and in the 1920s began providing mortgages for individual homes. Lewis donated to public and private schools across the country for the education of African-American youth. Abraham Lincoln Lewis died in 1947.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Abraham L. Lewis - Jacksonville, Florida. ca 1919. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/858>, accessed 25 July 2017.

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Portrait of Abraham L. Lewis - Jacksonville, Florida. ca 1919. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Jul. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/858>.

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(State Archives of Florida)