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Various [Collection of photographs related to African American life, 1918-1980] [Decimalized .01-.11]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09724 Author/Creator: Various Place Written: various Type: Header Record Date: 1918-1980 Pagination: 11 items

Summary of Content: Collection of photographs related to African American life dated approximately 1918-1980. Consists of 11 photographs that depict people captured in recreation, fulfilling agricultural work, at social clubs and portraits.

People: Smith, Janicia, fl. 1970-1980
Jones, Charlie, fl. 1930-1940
Mollie, fl. 1950
Debbie, fl. 1950
Kay, Jim, fl. 1920-1940
Patch, Dan, fl. 1920-1940
Grisby, Hiram, fl. 1920-1940
Glen, fl. 1939-1945
Teddy, fl. 1939-1945
Kaye, fl. 1939-1945
Euclyn, fl. 1939-1945

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican American TroopsAfrican AmericansAgriculture and Animal HusbandryAlcoholAutomobileBeachBoxingChildren and FamilyCookingEducationHome FurnishingsMasonsMilitary ServiceOrganizationsPhotographyRecreationSegregationSports and GamesToys

Sub Era: World War I

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