African Americans -- Housing
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content The collection documents the political, civic, educational, professional, family, and social life of members of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families from 1859 through the 1970s. The images document three generations of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families and visually chronicles their rise from slavery to social and political influence. It also provides visual documentation of African American life from Reconstruction to the late 20th century.
Dates: 1859-1979, undated
Scope and Content The collection provides excellent documentation of African Americans in rural Georgia and Florida, and is composed of 90 black and white and cyanotype photographs. Featured are scenes of Spencer’s farm and farm activities, and images of Irick’s friends and family. The bulk of the collection consists of images of African-Americans who lived and worked on the farm, including many depictions of children. The majority of the photographs are in excellent condition; the cyanotypes in particular are...