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African Americans

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Queen Toy Spiritual Band broadside

Identifier: AC-033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a broadisde advertising the Queen Toy Spiritual Band of Parkersburg, West Virginia. This particular broadside does not include a performance venue or date. It does include a photograph of the band, which was primarily composed of children with a few adults. According to the broadside, the band made "real music on toy instruments and sing old time hymns and negro spirituals in a new and most original way." The broadside is dated circa 1940.

Dates: circa 1940

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...
Dates: circa 1900

Winyah Sanitarium (Asheville, N.C.) photograph album

Identifier: AC-1206
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs taken at Winyah Sanitarium, located in Asheville, N.C., circa 1920s. Subjects of the photograph include the exterior of the hospital, the grounds, and both staff and patients. A couple of the photographs include a car and most of the individuals are posed (some in the snow). There is one image of a street car and two of different buildings (unidentified). The photographed staff are primarily nurses wearing their uniforms and an African American woman...
Dates: circa 1920s