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    • "City of Savannah"

    • "City of Savannah," a stern wheeler steamboat, plowing through the water belching smoke through the tall stacks. Some individuals are shown on the decks. One lifeboat is visible on one of the decks.
    • approximately 1900
    • Young African-American girls

    • A group of five African-American girls are gathered together near a wooden fence and wooden house. Several of the girls are smiling. A white woman in a long dress can be seen in the background walking the other way.
    • approximately 1900
    • Team of oxen

    • A man with a hat stands next to a team of oxen. A river and a steamboat can be seen in the background. The man is standing near some wooden structures, one of which may be a barn. The name of the steamboat is the "City of Memphis."
    • approximately 1900
    • Wagon with mules

    • A posed picture showing six individuals in hats (three men and three women) on and beside a wagon pulled by two mules. Two of the men are wearing riverboat captain's hats. In the background there appears to be bailed cotton with at least two...
    • approximately 1900
    • Oxen led to water

    • A team of yoked oxen in the foreground are led to the water's edge by their African-American handler. A group of women are seated on a wagon bed with a small building in the background.
    • approximately 1900
    • Assembling a ramp

    • African American men shown on either side of chute or ramp which is positioned into a warehouse, perhaps waiting for products which will be sent down the trough. This building was probably a general store. Individuals, are positioned in the...
    • approximately 1900
    • Woman with child

    • African-American woman with her hand on a young child's head. Both are cleanly dressed but barefoot. The young child is positioned behind her toy high chair, smiling into the camera. The woman seems to be squinting or frowning.
    • approximately 1900
    • Doing the wash

    • An African American woman is pictured at the back of a multi-story dwelling stirring laundry that is heating over a fire in a black iron kettle. The house, with clothes drying on the porch rails, is visibile behind her. A dinner bell is mounted...
    • approximately 1900
    • Flooded farm

    • Flooding river rising to homes, barns, and other outbuildings, probably on Mississippi or Tennessee Rivers. Buildings are surrounded by water and trees; their trunks are underwater
    • approximately 1900
    • Mississippi River People

    • Four Black laborers preparing to work. The three youngest, two boys and a girl, are barefoot. The youngest, a girl, is holding a hoe which is bigger than she is. Buildings are shown in the background.
    • approximately 1900
    • A river landing scene

    • 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.
    • approximately 1900

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