Adam Clayton Powell Jr. is sworn in to the New York City Council by Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia. From left, Joe Ford; Powell's mother, Mattie; Powell; Powell's wife, Isabel; Powell's father, Adam Clayton Powell Sr., and La Guardia, January 1942.
These images are from the Council of the City of New York Collection of the La Guardia and Wagner Archives/CUNY. For more images from the Archives' City Council and other collections, go to www.laguardiawagnerarchive.lagcc.cuny.edu
Taken on December 21, 2009