Black Family Portrait

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Photograph of the Black family on the stoop and porch of a house. There are twelve women, six women, five boys, one girl, and one baby and a dog. Eight women stand in the back row wearing skirts, dresses, and bow-ties. One holds a small girl. In the center of the group seated in a chair is an elderly woman dressed in black holding a baby dressed in white. On the left side of the frame stands a small boy to the right of a pillar with his right hand on a dog. Next to the dog are two hats ... continued below

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 8.0 in. X 6.0 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Wolf Creek Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 265 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Wolf Creek Heritage Museum partnered with us to provide access to materials that document the history of Lipscomb County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, tornado damage from the devastating storms of 1947 and 1949, and ranching. The collections also include two books: Lipscomb County Cemeteries and A History of Lipscomb County, Texas, 1876-1976.

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Description

Photograph of the Black family on the stoop and porch of a house. There are twelve women, six women, five boys, one girl, and one baby and a dog. Eight women stand in the back row wearing skirts, dresses, and bow-ties. One holds a small girl. In the center of the group seated in a chair is an elderly woman dressed in black holding a baby dressed in white. On the left side of the frame stands a small boy to the right of a pillar with his right hand on a dog. Next to the dog are two hats on the porch.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 8.0 in. X 6.0 in.

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Written on the back is, "#567 Black Family" Underlined is "May not use".

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 17, 2008, 7:44 p.m.

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Black Family Portrait, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36041/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.