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Two men using wooden crates as rafts during a flood, Roxbury, Mass., 1886

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0150.001 (RS13147)

Description

Two men use wooden crates as rafts on Whittier Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts during the flood of 1886.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1886
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
4x 9 2/16(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0070
GUSN
190884
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0150.001

Record details

Originator
Possibly Gray, Samuel (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
events
floods (natural events)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
African American men
Whittier St. (Roxbury, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Notes
Included in the Boston African Americana Project.
Location Note
Library and Archives: Geographic: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Flood of 1886: Mounted

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