African American construction workers
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.VIS68
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of visual images, including photographs, lithoghraphs, posters, and prints from periodicals, pertaining to African Americans. Included in the collection are stereotypical racist pictures and postcards; photographs of African Americans working as domestics, agricultural laborers, musicians, streetcar conductors, etc.; portraits of African American women, men, and children; prints depicting significant events, such as the Fort Pillow Massacre and the...
Dates: 1860-1957, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS61
Scope and Content This collection contains two prints depicting unidentified African American laborers involved in construction work on Alabama Street, between Pryor Street and Whitehall Street in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early twentieth century. The other image is of the exterior of the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant located on Ponce de Leon Avenue, which is now Ford Motor Lofts.