[Photograph of a crowd of African Americans engaged in baptism by a river in or near Richmond County, Georgia, late 19th century]

Collection:
Robert E. Williams Photographic Collection: African-Americans in the Augusta, Ga. Vicinity (Richmond Co.), circa 1872-1898
Title:
[Photograph of a crowd of African Americans engaged in baptism by a river in or near Richmond County, Georgia, late 19th century]
Creator:
Williams, Robert E., d. 1937
Date of Original:
1872/1898
Subject:
African Americans--Georgia--Richmond County--1870-1910
Men
Women
Clergymen
Clothing & dress
Hats
Rivers
Piers & wharves
Bridges
Covered bridges
Outdoor religious services
Baptisms
Crowds
Location:
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, 33.3596349, -82.0735491
Medium:
black-and-white photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Document digitized by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2000, as part of GALILEO.
This is a photograph of a crowd of African Americans engaged in baptism by a river. There is a structure in the background over the river which could be either part of a dock or part of a bridge. Many of the people wear hats. The baptizers, dressed in white, stand in the water.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlrw_rew086
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlrw_rew086#item
Rights Holder:
The material on this site is the property of the University of Georgia Libraries. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as a statement of availability pertaining to the appropriate owning institution is included in the text.
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [title of photograph], Robert E. Williams Photographic Collection, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:

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