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Robert E. Williams Photographs, 1872-1898
About the Archival Collection

Author: Williams, Robert E., d. 1937.
Title: Robert E. Williams photographs, 1872-1898.
Description: 1.75 linear ft.
Notes: The collection consists of 86 glass plate negatives and positive prints of African Americans in the Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia area. The photographs depict dwellings and domestic chores, rituals of baptism, harvesting and transporting cotton, vehicles and transportation, and children and family life.
Subject(s): Afro-American photographers--Georgia.
Afro-Americans--Social life and customs--19th century--Photographs.
Afro-Americans--Housing--Georgia--19th century--Photographs.
Afro-American children--Georgia--19th century--Photographs.
Afro-Americans--Georgia--Religion--19th century--Photographs.
Cotton picking--Georgia--Photographs.
Carriages and carts--Georgia--Photographs.
Richmond County (Ga.)
Augusta (Ga.)

Location: .Main 3rd floor Hargrett Manuscripts
Call Number: Ms 1284
Number of Items: 86
Status: Not Charged

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