African-Americana Postcards and Photographs

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This sepia toned photograph features a formal portrait of Sylvia "Silver" Peaster in Greenwood, Mississippi. She is wearing a lacey nineteenth century dress with buttons down the front and an oval broach above the top button. Her hair is pulled back. In the text area below the portrait, the photography studio, owner, and photographer are listed as the following: Mississippi Photo Co. F. E. Hubbard, Proprietor. W. C. Echard, Operator.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

1900

Geographic Location

Greenwood, MS

Format (original)

photograph: b&w

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Photograph_Silvir-Peaslur-Greenwood-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: African-American Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Formal Portrait of Sylvia

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