The Jackson Davis Collection of African American Educational Photographs


Subject:
Photograph Collections: History , Black Resources , Photograph Collections , African American History

Description:
A collection of nearly 6,000 photographs taken from 1915-1930 of "African American schools, teachers and students throughout the Southeastern United States." Davis "intended to demonstrate the wretched conditions of African American schools in the south and to show how they could be improved." Also includes hundreds of scenes taken in several African countries. Searchable by keyword, date, or geographic location. From the Special Collections Department of the University of Virginia.

Publisher:
The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.lib.virginia.edu/small/collections/jdavis/


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