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Photograph by:
Underwood & Underwood, American, 1881 - 1940s  Search this
Published by:
Keystone View Company, American, 1892 - 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (image): 3 1/8 × 5 15/16 in. (7.9 × 15.1 cm)
H x W (sheet): 3 7/16 × 6 15/16 in. (8.7 × 17.6 cm)
ca. 1900
This stereograph card depicts a family in front of a log house. In front of the house stands a man behind a mule-pulled plow. Two small children sit on the mule. A third child stands slightly behind the mule holding a farm implement. In front of the mule is a fourth child holding a cat. On the other side of the mule, standing closer to the house is a woman in a long dress. The stereograph card consists of two similar images side by side, with the images in the center of the card. At either end of the card is vertical text. On the left side margin is text that reads "Keystone View Company/ Copyrighted, Underwood & Underwood, Inc. / Manufacturers Made in U.S.A. Publishers." On the right side margin is text that reads "Meadville, Pa., New York, N.Y., / Chicago, Ill., London, England." Along the bottom right hand margin is text that reads "V26123 A Humble but Happy Home down South in/ Dixie Land." There is text on the back.
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture