[African American Family Sitting on Porch Steps]

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Photograph of an African American couple sitting on a porch on either side of a young boy. The man on the right holds a newspaper and wears a hat. the notation on the back side of the photo reads: "Negros living in our back yard - about 1919"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1919~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Coleman Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 74 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Coleman Public Library

Established in 1885, the Coleman Public Library is among the oldest publicly supported libraries in the state. Its mission rests on serving as a community center, providing technology, educational resources, and reading materials for the enjoyment and education of patrons.

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Description

Photograph of an African American couple sitting on a porch on either side of a young boy. The man on the right holds a newspaper and wears a hat. the notation on the back side of the photo reads: "Negros living in our back yard - about 1919"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm.

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Dr. Walter M. Woodward Texas History Collection

Historic books, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera related to two prominent Coleman families, the Woodwards and McClellans.

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  • 1919~

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  • July 10, 2015, 8:06 a.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2018, 10:31 a.m.

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[African American Family Sitting on Porch Steps], photograph, 1919~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth624376/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Coleman Public Library.