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Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains."

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Names
Sheppard, William Ludwell (1833-1912) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Life -- 1870s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-L-187
Topics
African Americans -- 1870-1879
Peddlers -- Virginia -- Gordonsville -- 1870-1879
Railroads -- Virginia -- Gordonsville -- 1870-1879
Railroad stations
Notes
Content : Coffee and fried chicken sold to passengers at station.

Source note: The great South : a record of journeys in Louisiana, Texas etc. (Hartford, Connecticut : American Publishing Co., 1875) King, Edward (1848-1896), Author. Champney, James Wells (1843-1903), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25 x 17 cm. (10 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1674342
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17164846
Barcode : 33333159332473
UUID: 12ee8e50-c52f-012f-3fcf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Creator Born
  • 1875: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-400b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-400b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1875). Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains." Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-400b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains."