Yazoo City Pan. J8

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 (Image and Sheet): 8 x 80 in. (20.3 x 203.2 cm)
Title
Panoramic print of a refugee camp during the 1927 Mississippi River flood
Description
A series of gelatin silver prints of the 1927 flooding of the Mississippi River. Eight individual 8x10 images create a panoramic view of a refugee camp.
Place captured
Yazoo City, Yazoo 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
2011.13.21
Restrictions & Rights
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd594198d91-f329-4c31-8041-e3b3050460ca
5 image(s)