Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia

Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Photographs of African American chain gang in Thomasville, Georgia
Dates: 1890s
Quantity: 1.0 folder (2 photographs)
Coll. Number: ms3382

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two small photographs of predominantly African American chain gangs in Thomasville, Georgia. Each image is mounted on a white "Pocket Kodak" mount with wide margins. 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 , ms 3382, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Photographs