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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Leland, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 30, 1927
Description:
A gelatin silver print of the 1927 flooding of the Mississippi River. This is a pair of photographs pasted onto a scrapbook page. They depict the flooding of a residential area.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.22
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c110737c-c584-43a7-bcf1-60ce949df729
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.22