William T. Myers paid $422 to Jonathan Eakin, administrator of the estate of Abram Myers, to hire several slaves. The names listed include Paul, George, Elick, Elijah, Lettie, Celia, Emily, Jerry, Lewis, Caroline, and William. He also paid $120 to...
African Americans; School children; Students; Teenagers; Vaccinations; Preventive medicine
Seven African-American boys and girls of varying ages display their vaccinations as they stand outdoors against a building. It is assumed that the building is the Fosterville Colored School. Sepia tone.
View of two women who are outdoors watching a baby in a crib. Also shown is a clothesline with two quilts/blankets at the side of a house where a tub sits to collect water. A bed spring can be seen leaning against the house.
Poster advertising the sale of the property of the late Woodruff Parks, scheduled for August 13, 1870. Among the items sold were cows, hogs, sheep, wagons and farm implements and a mule. The administrator of the estate was Joel Parks.
Young African-American boy stands facing the camera while standing on a weight measure scale. He is wearing a white gown and has his right hand on the base weight located on a horizontal bar. The device can also measure his height.