Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia

Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia
Dates: 1890-1899
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms3382

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two small photographs of predominantly African American chain gangs in Thomasville, Georgia. One photograph depicts chained men carrying shovels and other work implements on their shoulders, as they march by the “Mitchell House.” A second photograph depicts chained men wearing striped jumpsuits, working at the edge of a grove of trees.


Index Terms

Chain gangs--Georgia--Thomasville--Photographs.
Convict labor--Georgia.
Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia , ms3382, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Photographs