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: 20 x 25 1/2 in. (50.8 x 64.8 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: Building Boats Along Y. & M. Y. April 1927; at top right: Lake View 4-27-27; at bottom left: Lake View 4-27-27; at bottom right: Lake View, Miss. 4-24-27.
Place captured
Lake View, DeSoto County, Mississippi, 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
2011.13.18
Restrictions & Rights
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52f30088b-1817-4d45-b5a1-a486e2ab534b
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