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Uncle Rucker.

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812886
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Names
McCrary & Co. (Photographer)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Life -- 1900s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1904
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-L-190
Topics
African Americans -- 1900-1999
Top hats
African Americans -- Men -- 1900-1999
Older people
Veterans
Genres
Portrait photographs
Notes
Content : Button worn on man's lapel bears a portrait of General John Brown Gordon, an illustration of the Southern Cross of Honor and the logo of the J.I. Case Threshing Machine Co. (an eagle perched on a globe, based on the 'Old Abe' mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment). Printed on button: "Confederate Reunion, June 14-16, 1904 Nashville, Tenn." "Gen. Gordon"

Content : Possibly a portrait of Amos Rucker, a slave who served in the Confederate States Army and later became an active member of the United Confederate Veterans.

Statement of Responsibility: Written on image: "Copyright 1904 by McCrary & Co. Atlanta Ga."
Physical Description
Form: Photographs ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Form: Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 photographic print : sepia ; 24 x 20 cm. (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1674348
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17164856
Barcode : 33333159333711
UUID: 4466ff50-c52f-012f-9c29-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Uncle Rucker." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1904. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Uncle Rucker." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1904). Uncle Rucker. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Uncle Rucker.