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    • Workers roll barrels in shadow of general store

    • General stores; Inclined planes; Laborers; Waterfronts; Barrels; City & town life; African Americans
    • Town along the river is featured with two African-American workers rolling barrels along a loading ramp. William A. Lueders General Merchandise Store, storage barn, and other buildings appear in the background. The William A. Lueders General...
    • Women walking down the riverbank

    • African Americans; Women; Waterfronts; Steamboats; Rivers
    • A group of women are walking down the bank of a river. A steamboat can be seen docking at the river. The women are wearing long dresses and hats. The steamboat is the "City of Memphis."
    • "Roustabouts" on deck of steamboat

    • African Americans; Waterfronts; Labor supply; Men; Laborers
    • Four African-American men relax on the deck of a riverboat. The man in front wears blue jeans, vest, coat, and boots. The man in back wears overalls and a plaid shirt. Visible in the background are stacked wooden boxes.
    • A mule-powered ferry boat at river landing

    • Mules; Kettles; Rocks; Waterfronts; Rivers; African Americans; Men; Boats; Dwellings
    • A waterfront view showing three African American men. One man sits at the edge of the river near a mule-powered ferry. The second man is on the ferry with two mules. The third man sits above the bank on a cliff. Rocks, driftwood and a large iron...
    • A river landing scene

    • African Americans; Men; Waterfronts
    • Four men, three of them American American, load and unload goods at a river landing. The men are using a gangplank to access the riverboat. One man holds chickens and a package in his hand. A riverboat captain stands in the background.

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