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Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia

Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Title: Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1890-1899
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3382
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two small photographs of predominantly African American chain gangs in Thomasville, Georgia. One photograph depicts chained men carrying shovels and other work implements on their shoulders, as they march by the "Mitchell House." A second photograph depicts chained men wearing striped jumpsuits, working at the edge of a grove of trees.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia , ms3382, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Chain gangs -- Georgia -- Thomasville -- Photographs.
Convict labor -- Georgia.
Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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