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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1886

Location Note

Library and Archives: Geographic: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Flood of 1886: Mounted

GUSN

GUSN-190884

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Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

floods (natural events)
events
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0070

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0150.001

Image Dimensions

4 x 9 2/16 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Possibly Gray, Samuel (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

African American men
Whittier St. (Roxbury, Mass.)

Accruals Note

Included in the Boston African Americana Project.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Library and Archives: Geographic: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Flood of 1886: Mounted