Gordon Blaine Hancock
Original Author: The Browns
Created: Twentieth century
Medium: Photographic print
Publisher: Virginia Union University Archives, L. Douglas Wilder Library

Gordon Blaine Hancock

Gordon Blaine Hancock sits for a photographic portrait by The Browns, a family-run photography studio that recorded African American life in Richmond for seventy years. Hancock, a leading spokesman for African American equality in the generation before the civil rights movement, was a professor at Virginia Union University and a pastor at Moore Street Baptist church in Richmond.