Commissioned by
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851
Photograph by
Unidentified
Date
1927
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Description
A gelatin silver print of the 1927 flooding of the Mississippi River. This is a set of four images on one sheet of paper, itself pasted onto a scrapbook page. At top left: V. S. & P. Tallulah 5-24-27; at top right: Tallulah 5-24-27; at bottom left: [illegible]; at bottom right: V. S. & P. M. P. 6 5-24-27.
Place captured
Tallulah, Madison Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
American South
Communities
Great Migration
Photography
U.S. History, 1919-1933
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.13.12
Restrictions & Rights
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd507e38588-c2ec-4ace-8b65-9d180583beef

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