|Creator:||Christian Commonwealth (Commonwealth, Ga.).|
|Title:||Christian Commonwealth photographs|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (55 photographs)|
The Christian Commonwealth (Commonwealth, Ga.) was a religious community living according to the Sermon on the Mount and led by R. Albertson and organized in 1896. The community operated on the basis of voluntary labor with all wealth shared equally. The community disbanded in 1900 due to a typhoid epidemic.
The collection consists of photographs of the Christian Commonwealth in Commonwealth, Georgia from 1897 to 1899. Includes images of community members working at the farm, sawmill, and nursery; 4th of July picnic (1899); and children at play.
Arranged by subject.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Originally part of an album belonging to Ralph Albertson.
Christian Commonwealth photographs, MS 1004. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.