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Negroes kneeling at graves of their relatives, and being blessed by Priest with Holy Water, New Roads, La.

Image ID: 1260203

Negroes kneeling at graves of their relatives, and being blessed by Priest with Holy Water, New Roads, La.  [[African American women and children commemorating their los...] (1938)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Negroes kneeling at graves of their relatives, and being blessed by Priest with Holy Water, New Roads, La.

Alternate Title

: [African American women and children commemorating their lost relatives on their knees in a cemetery on All Saints' Day, 1938.]

Creator

: Lee, Russell, 1903-1986 -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Farm Security Administration -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1938

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 4434

Notes

: Original negative # : 11875-M3.

Source

: Farm Security Administration Collection. / Louisiana. / Russell Lee.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260203

Record ID

: 612573

Digital Item Published

: 12-10-2004; updated 5-23-2012

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