The water carrier

Image

http://www.johnson.digitalamherst.org/files/original/cj_fl_19_8c94dea65e.jpg

Title

The water carrier

Subject

African Americans
Suwanee River (Fla.)
Girls
Water

Description

A black girl has a wooden bucket of water on her head which she is balancing with a hand on each side. Captions on back: "Suwanee River: the water carrier" and "A girl in a Negro settlement carrying a pail of water home from the spring. She has it on her head, yet walks right along without spilling a drop."

Creator

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1902

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the Clifton Johnson Photograph Collection

Format

image/jpg

Type

Photographs

Identifier

CJ_7_18_9_GPN19

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Citation

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, “The water carrier,” Digital Amherst, accessed April 21, 2019, http://digitalamherst.org/items/show/1690.