Robert and Sadye Wier Papers

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African-Americans waiting near Lampkin Street in Starkville, Mississippi for the train that will take the body of Letha Gilliam Wier, second wife of Robert Wier, to her home town of Clarksdale, Mississippi. Letha G. Wier was a home demonstration agent for Oktibbeha County and died suddenly on January 9, 1923. Photograph was taken near the train depot and just off Lampkin Street and shows a partial view of the Blumenfeld and Fried wholesale grocery warehouse, as well as neighborhood houses in the background.

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Publication Date

1923

Time Period

1920-1929

Keywords

CHARM

Geographic Location

Starkville (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

1 photograph : b&w ; 16.3 x 24.6 cm.

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PDF

Digital ID

313-398.jpg

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Wier (Robert and Sadye) Papers, Scrapbooks

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

African-Americans waiting for train, Starkville, 1/1923

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