|Creator:||Williams, Robert E., d. 1937|
|Title:||Robert E. Williams photographs|
|Quantity:||1.4 Linear feet (1 document box, 5 half boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of 81 glass plate negatives and positive prints of African Americans in the Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia area. The photographs depict dwellings and domestic chores, rituals of baptism, harvesting and transporting cotton, vehicles and transportation, and children and family life.|
Robert W. Williams (d. 1937), African American photographer, with his father, operated a photography studio, R. Williams and Son, in Augusta, Georgia from 1888 until around 1908.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Robert E. Williams photographs, MS 1284. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Glass negatives (86) in boxes 2-6 are restricted from public access. Reference prints are available in box 1.