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Mississippi photograph album

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01137

Scope and Contents

Mississippi photograph album, circa 1898-1899, containing albumen and gelatin prints and cyanotypes documents parts of Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama around the turn of the century. The album emphasizes African- Americans at work and in school. Included are photographs of whites and blacks together, nature scenes, historic buildings and homes, street scenes and farms. Some identified places are Jackson, Vicksburg, Tougaloo, Robinson's Springs and Robinsons Plantation, Mississippi; Taladoga, Alabama; and East Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. Two people, Burton and Mary Humphrey Adams, are identified.


  • Creation: circa 1898-1899


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This collection is open for research.

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There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


4 inches : extent is approximate

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Physical Description

1 album

Mississippi Photograph Album, circa 1898-1899
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Repository Details

Part of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History Repository

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