Created by
Unidentified
Commissioned by
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851
Date
May 11, 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 photo depicts a flooded Hampton railway station.
Place captured
Hampton, Washington 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
2011.13.36
Restrictions & Rights
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5561594bf-ab43-409f-b16c-5b710678c8e9
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