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Title
Laundry Auntie on Main Street, Greenville, S.C. Hats on top basket
Collection

C.L. Baley collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1898-11 - 1899-03 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo C.L. Baley Collection
Topics
Baley, C.L
United States, Army -- Military life
United States, Army -- Officers
United States, Army. New York Volunteer Infantry, 203rd, Company A.
Military life -- United States
United States -- Armed Forces -- Civilian employees
African American women -- South Carolina -- Greenville
Laundresses -- South Carolina -- Greenville
Greenville (S.C.)
Genres
Portrait photographs
Notes
Content: Handwritten notation: Image number 70 (or 90), from album page 16.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 8.5 x 5.5 cm ; black and white
Print is attached to loose photo album page, accompanied by handwritten caption.
Description
African American woman laundry worker identified as Laundry Auntie, with hats on top of laundry basket balanced on her head, on Main Street, Greenville, South Carolina, circa 1899.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14946891
Photo Order: 64161
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 813813f0-a3d3-013a-9b91-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Created (Approximate)
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Laundry Auntie on Main Street, Greenville, S.C. Hats on top basket" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fad41350-a3dd-013a-6fc9-0242ac110003

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Laundry Auntie on Main Street, Greenville, S.C. Hats on top basket" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fad41350-a3dd-013a-6fc9-0242ac110003

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1899). Laundry Auntie on Main Street, Greenville, S.C. Hats on top basket Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fad41350-a3dd-013a-6fc9-0242ac110003

Wikipedia Citation

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Laundry Auntie on Main Street, Greenville, S.C. Hats on top basket