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Dahomey Village

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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Creator: Howe, Fred L., 1857-1903
Title: Dahomey Village
Date: 1895
Description: 918 Dahomey Village

View of the people in the Dahomey Village exhibit in Piedmont Park near Atlanta, Georgia during the Cotton States and International Exposition.

Cannibals; Warriors; Amazon; Benin

The Cotton States and International Exposition was an event that took place during the fall of 1895 in Piedmont Park just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The Exposition was meant to foster trade between southern states and South American nations and to exhibit the resources of the region to the world. In 1904, the city of Atlanta purchased Piedmont Park from the Piedmont Park Exposition Company and extended the city limits north to include the park.

Subjects: Fairs--Georgia--Atlanta | Parks--Georgia--Atlanta | Exhibitions--Georgia--Atlanta | Commerce--Southern States | Commerce--South America | International trade | Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.)--History--19th century | Atlanta (Ga.)--History--19th century | Georgia--History--19th century | Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) | Africa--History--19th century | Africa--Social life and customs--19th century | Africa--Social conditions--19th century | Benin--History--19th century | Benin--Social life and customs--19th century | Benin--Social conditions--19th century | Fon (African people)--History--19th century | Fon (African people)--Social life and customs--19th century | Fon (African people)--Social conditions--19th century | Women--History--19th century | Women--Social life and customs--19th century | Women--Social conditions--19th century | Women, Black--History--19th century | Women, Black--Social life and customs--19th century | Women, Black--Social conditions--19th century | Africans--History--19th century | Africans--Social life and customs--19th century | Africans--Social conditions--19th century | Blacks--History--19th century | Blacks--Social life and customs--19th century | Blacks--Social conditions--19th century | Women, Fon--History--19th century | Women, Fon--Social life and customs--19th century | Women, Fon--Social conditions--19th century | Mothers--History--19th century | Mothers--Social life and customs--19th century | Mothers--Social conditions--19th century | Africa, West--History--19th century | Africa, West--Social life and customs--19th century | Africa, West--Social conditions--19th century | Curiosities and wonders--Georgia--Atlanta | Curiosities and wonders--Africa | Curiosities and wonders--Benin | Curiosities and wonders--Africa, West | Villages--Georgia--Atlanta | Villages--Africa | Villages--Benin | Villages--Africa, West | Africa--Foreign relations--United States | Benin--Foreign relations--United States | Africa, West--Foreign relations--United States | Blacks--Public opinion | Africans--Public opinion | Fon (African people)--Public opinion | Women, Black--Public opinion | Women, Fon--Public opinion | Africa--Foreign public opinion | Africa, West--Foreign public opinion | Benin--Foreign public opinion | Blacks--Georgia--Atlanta | Africans--Georgia--Atlanta | Fon (African people)--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Georgia--Atlanta | Women, Black--Georgia--Atlanta | Women, Fon--Georgia--Atlanta | Mothers--Georgia--Atlanta | Infants--Georgia--Atlanta | Infants--Africa | Infants--Africa, West | Infants--Benin | Clothing and dress--Georgia--Atlanta | Clothing and dress--Africa | Clothing and dress--Africa, West | Clothing and dress--Benin | Women's clothing--Georgia--Atlanta | Women's clothing--Africa | Women's clothing--Africa, West | Women's clothing--Benin | Laundry--Georgia--Atlanta | Pails--Georgia--Atlanta | Bowls (Tableware)--Georgia--Atlanta | Tableware--Georgia--Atlanta | Huts--Georgia--Atlanta | Huts--Africa | Huts--Africa, West | Huts--Benin | Grass huts--Georgia--Atlanta | Grass huts--Africa | Grass huts--Africa, West | Grass huts--Benin | Dwellings--Georgia--Atlanta | Dwellings--Africa | Dwellings--Africa, West | Dwellings--Benin | Wood poles--Georgia--Atlanta | Tents--Georgia--Atlanta | Doors--Georgia--Atlanta | Doorways--Georgia--Atlanta | Roofs--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: Fred L. Howe 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
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Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Fred L. Howe 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs, 1895