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African American Southern Family Scrapbook
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African American Scrapbook

The charcoal images are as follows:
A barefoot African American family, mother, father, and eight children in period rural dress standing in front of a portion of a ramshackle cabin with a split wood shingle roof.
A longer view of the family, a bit scattered in front of a full view of the cabin.
Mother and daughter inside the cabin in front of a wall covered with newspaper.
Mother sitting outside the cabin, shown from the exterior chimney end.
Mother and son by a well in a wooded area.
Father and other male workers bailing cotton.

African American Southern Family Scrapbook

  • US TxAM-C C000557
  • Collection
  • 1900

This collection consists of a photo scrapbook with six small charcoal images that depict African-American life in the rural south with an unrelated pictorial on-lay on the upper cover, all tied together with string.