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Silver Hook Fishing Club photograph

Identifier: AC-1042

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one sepia-tone photograph, mounted on board, of members of the Silver Hook Fishing Club. The photograph was taken by E. W. Brown of Moorefield, West Virginia. It is inscribed at the top "Camp of the Silver Hook Fishing Club." In the photograph, a group of men are pictured at their camp, and a couple of the men are African American. Several of the men are holding rifles. Also visible are three dogs, one of which appears emaciated. The photograph is dated circa 1900.


  • circa 1900



The materials are in English

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0.01 Linear Feet (1 envelope)

Acquisition note

Purchased in 2014

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Sims, March 2022

Silver Hook Fishing Club photograph
Kim Sims
March 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository