University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mississippi Photograph Album, ca. 1898-1899

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mississippi
Title Mississippi Photograph Album, ca. 1898-1899
Identification: 91-316
Extent 1 album
Language English.
Repository Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook photograph album containing albumen and gelatin prints and cyanotypes documents parts of Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama around the turn of the century. The album emphasizes African- Americans at work and in school. Included are photographs of whites and blacks together, nature scenes, historic buildings and homes, street scenes and farms. Some identified places are Jackson, Vicksburg, Tougaloo, Robinson's Springs and Robinsons Plantation, Mississippi; Taladoga, Alabama; and East Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. Two persons, Burton and Mary Humphrey Adams, are identified.


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Index Terms

Adams, Burton A.--Pictorial works.
Adams, Mary Humphrey--Pictorial works.
Jackson (Miss.)--History--Pictorial works.
Mississippi--History--Pictorial works.
Tennessee, East--History--Pictorial works.
Tougaloo (Miss.)--History--Pictorial works.
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Pictorial works.
Afro-American children--Southern States--Pictorial works.
Afro-American students--Southern States--Pictorial works.
Afro-American teachers--Southern States--Pictorial works.
Afro-American women--Southern States--Pictorial works.
Afro-Americans--Education--Southern States--Pictorial works.
Afro-Americans--Pictorial works.
Afro-Americans--Southern States--Homes and haunts.
City and town life--Southern States--Photographs.
Historic buildings--Southern States--Photographs.
Plantations--Southern States--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mississippi Photograph Album, ca. 1898-1899, the Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



3S6 Photographs