FSA COLLECTION: Walker Evans – “Negro Flood Refugees” (1937)

Negro flood refugee in the Red Cross temporary infirmary of Forrest City, Arkansas. Negro flood refugees in the Red Cross temporary infirmary at Forrest City, Arkansas. Negroes in the lineup for food at mealtime in the camp for flood refugees, Forrest City, Arkansas. Negro girl in the temporary infirmary. Forrest City, Arkansas.

ALABAMA COLLECTION: “Impoverished African American Children” (1915)

Five impoverished and disheveled-looking African American children sit on the ground near their home. Original caption reads: “These five little Negro children show the conditions under which most southern children are brought up. When asked what they were eating they replied ‘ground peas’ (peanuts). They are not near enough to a Negro school to have […]

ALABAMA COLLECTION: “Former Slave Sitting on Porch” (1915)

Original caption reads: “J.R. Dean, a southern Negro, who at the age of 22 was released from slavery, went into debt to the amount of over $400 to buy a 200 acre farm. He was a hard worker and made good and still owns the farm, as well as a house and lot in Ashville. […]

ALABAMA COLLECTION: “African Americans Engaged in Yard Work” (1915)

African American man and boy use “sedge brush” brooms to sweep a dirt yard as two women – possibly social workers or Agricultural Extension employees – look on. The brush broom, made by tying a bundle of brush together, was used in the south for rough sweeping around the yard. Seale, Alabama

ALABAMA COLLECTION: “African American Tenant Farmers at Barbecue” (1915)

African American tenant farmers assembled for a barbecue. The tenants worked for Louis Frank Sessions who appears in the front row, third from the left (wearing a light colored hat). To his right is Miss Helen Holden of Chicago. The barbecue followed a lecture by International Harvester’s Agricultural Extension Department. According to the original caption, […]

ALABAMA COLLECTION: Jim Peppler – “Mount Meigs” (1966)

Young woman picking cotton in the field of Mrs. Minnie B. Guice near Mount Meigs in Montgomery County, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA COLLECTION: "Wooden Church" (1966)

People entering a wooden church building in rural Autauga County, Alabama, for a meeting. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA COLLECTION: “Tom’s Place” (1966)

Man and woman dancing at Tom’s Place in Montgomery, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA COLLECTION: Jim Peppler – “March Against Fear” (1966)

Woman holding a baby and an American flag, standing with a group of people during the “March Against Fear” begun by James Meredith. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

Montgomery, Alabama – "Tom’s Place" (1966)

Man and woman seated at a table at Tom’s Place in Montgomery, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Tom’s Place" (1966)

Band performing at Tom’s Place in Montgomery, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

Young man leaning on a rail outside Booker T. Washington High School in Montgomery, Alabama, probably before a football game. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

Group of children standing around a washtub in the dirt yard in front of a house in Little Korea, a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama. This image was used in the photo spread that appeared on page 3 of The Southern Courier for June 11-12, 1966. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: […]

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

A waiter is reaching in front of the couple to remove an empty glass. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

Boy picking cotton in the field of Mrs. Minnie B. Guice near Mount Meigs in Montgomery County, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q18859Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

Bag of cotton hanging on a scale. A woman beside the scale is making notes in a book. The photograph was taken from above. 1965-68 Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

Bag of cotton hanging on a scale. A woman beside the scale is making notes in a book. The scale is is attached to side of the trailer, where a man has just emptied a sack of cotton.1965-1968 Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: “Tuskegee Civic Association” (1958)

The Tuskegee Civic Association (or TCA), a nonprofit organization, was founded on April 13, 1941 at a meeting held at Greenwood Missionary Baptist Church, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. This photo was taken at the June 24, 1958 (at Butler Chapel AMEZ Church) meeting of the First Anniversary Celebration which occurred one year after”Tuskegee Boycott.”