Muscle Shoals Alabama 4/18/18 to 10/5/18 - 31 photos. The first 31 photos based on the writing on a page appear to be when he was staioned with the Ordinance Corps Nitrate Division T in Muscle Shoals Alabama but also a piece of letterhead that indicates Sheffield Alabama.
Consists of photos of soldiers, outdoor scenes on the Tennessee river. A historic Pt Rock where based on description confederates had a battery during the civil war. There is a nice photo of a soldier on an Indian motorcycle with Indian painted on the gas tank.
The next 44 photos start with the overall description of. Rockwood Quarry, Russellville Alabama Construction Division U. Army October 5, 1918 to April 12, 1919. Appears he was working on quarrying stone the Rockwood Quarry in Franklin County Alabama. Pictures of quarry operations and oudoor scenery but this section has various photos of local African Americans that appear to be sharecroppers.
Many of the descriptions he uses reflect the derogatory and racist social mores of the time period. His written descriptions of pictures of African Americans are below in quotes followed by my description of what the photo shows. Social Highbrows shows a dressed up African American family.Hambone George Washington and little brudder Abe Lincoln and Little Abe is sharpening his teeth shows 2 African American children with one biting on a chair. Bobbie or office boy and all around Goat picture of African American. The whole family on the front porch family on front porch. Indicates more writing on back of photo. A promising family 4 African American children. Steve and some of his Boys 4 African American males.
Homegrown in Alabam 2 African American children. An old N cabin built fo de war old cabin. The Front Lawn 2 very young African American children sitting on steps with pigs in foreground. 3 Little N in the Sugarcane 3 African American children standing in field. Mc Paddens Flats or Hogans Alley in Ntown Ala houses.
An Alabama N Factory workers shack building with woman sitting out front. A Future Pullman Porter and his Kid Sister 2 young African American children. Please see my other auctions. The item "1918 Alabama Photo Album African American Photographs Black Racist Descriptions" is in sale since Sunday, December 9, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Photo Albums".
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