African Americans -- Caricatures and cartoons
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.VIS39
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...