Yazoo City Pan. J8

Panoramic print of a refugee camp during the 1927 Mississippi River flood

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5 images
Commissioned by
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851
Photograph by
Unidentified
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1927
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.
Topic
African American
American South
Communities
Great Migration
Photography
United States--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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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