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  • Subject: Afro-Americans
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    • Negro Hut, Country

    • Couples; Afro-Americans; Dwellings; Utility poles; Country life; Fences;
    • An African-American man and woman standing on plank walkway outside fence surrounding their property. House is behind the fence, with another house further back. Ditch full of water in front of fence.
    • Negro Hut on Levee

    • Women; Afro-Americans; Dwellings; Country life; Boats; Waterfronts;
    • African-American woman sitting on a plank walkway to residence on the waterfront. Same scene as fbm000542, with fewer people in it.
    • Negro Hut

    • Men; Afro-Americans; Dwellings; Fences; Trees; Bowler hats; Country life;
    • An African-American man, dressed in suit, tie, overcoat, and derby hat, standing in front of rural residence, surrounded by wooden fence.
    • Pie Man

    • Afro-Americans; Baskets; Piers & wharves; Ships; Aged persons;
    • Old man wearing shirt and pants with suspenders and hat, holding basket in right hand, standing in the middle of a wharf, with ships docked in the background. One ship named "Venturosa".
    • [Rose's Royal Midgets]

    • Actors; Actresses; Vaudeville shows; Dwarfs; Afro-Americans; Buses;
    • Group of about twenty-five midgets, who formed part of a vaudeville troupe, and others standing in front of a bus at a depot. The bus has a banner reading "Rose's Royal 25 Midgets" and several people are holding copies of the Times-Picayune...
    • [African-American Theater Group]

    • Men; Women; Afro-Americans; Musical instruments; Costumes; Musicians; Dancers; Aged persons; Musical instruments;
    • An old man seated holding cane, surrounded by six young women in costume and stockings, a young man playing a clarinet behind him, and another young man in a suit and cap to his right.
    • Schilling's Dixie Jazz Band

    • Men; Afro-Americans; Jazz musicians; Big bands; Drums; Trombones; Trumpets; Tubas;
    • Seven seated musicians, six white and one African-American, all dressed in light pants and shirts and dark coats and bow ties, holding their insturments. Drum says "Schilling's Dixie Jazz Band". Job 10836, Schilling's Band, 822 Harmony St. New...
    • Alexander P. Tureaud Jr. oral history interview, 1993

    • Civil rights movements--Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.); Blacks--Segregation--Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.); Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.); Students, Black--Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge,...
    • Tureaud looks back and discusses his experiences as the first black student to be enrolled in the undergraduate program at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. in 1953.
    • [Cotton Gin]

    • Cotton gins; Cotton; Carts & wagons; Laborers; Horses; Afro-Americans;
    • Copywork of a photograph showing wagons loaded with cotton outside a cotton gin, waiting to be processed, with many drivers and laborers.
    • Banana Wharf

    • Bananas; Conveying systems; Longshoremen; Railroad refrigerator cars; Afro-Americans; Piers & wharves; Fruit industry; Waterfronts; Shipping;
    • Large group of men congregating where bananas come off the conveyor belt to be loaded onto railroad cars. Some are carrying bunches of bananas.
    • Loading Moss on the River

    • Levees; Steamboats; Carts & wagons; Horses; Afro-Americans; Spanish moss; Cotton; Laborers;
    • Two horse-drawn wagons loaded with spanish moss and workers tending to them. The steamboat in the background is the "William Garig".

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