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Carson, Richard (fl. 1991) [Photograph of Lillian Davis]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09854 Author/Creator: Carson, Richard (fl. 1991) Place Written: Houston, Texas Type: Photograph Date: 31 January 1991 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 25.4 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One black-and-white image taken by Richard Carson dated January 31, 1991 for the Houston Chronicle. Pictured is Lillian Davis for a Black History Month assignment. She holds a portrait of her grandparents who were formerly enslaved people, Mitchell and Nancy Jones. Reverse side of image contains Houston Chronicle photographer stamps and assignment information as well as the publication's printed caption.

People: Davis, Lillian, fl. 1991

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansEnslaved peopleSlaveryFamily

Sub Era: The Nineties

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