Photo, Print, Drawing Cemetery located in Africatown, Mobile County, Alabama
About this Item
- Cemetery located in Africatown, Mobile County, Alabama
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
Created / Published
- 2010 April 14.
- - United States--Alabama--Mobile
- - Africatown
- - Cemeteries
- - America
- Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
- Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010
- - Africatown, also known as AfricaTown USA and Africa Town, is a community in Mobile County, Alabama, located three miles (5 km) north of the city of Mobile. It was formed by West Africans who were among the last known illegal shipment of slaves to the United States. These Tarkbar people created their own tribal community and retained their customs and language following the American Civil War.
- - Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer.
- - Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
- - Gift; George F. Landegger; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:090).
- - Forms part of: George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- 1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LC-DIG-highsm- 06658 (ONLINE) [P&P]
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946- Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- highsm 06658 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.06658
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-highsm-06658 (original digital file)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Cemetery located in Africatown, Mobile County, Alabama. Mobile United States Alabama, 2010. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2010638072/.
APA citation style:
Highsmith, C. M., photographer. (2010) Cemetery located in Africatown, Mobile County, Alabama. Mobile United States Alabama, 2010. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010638072/.
MLA citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Cemetery located in Africatown, Mobile County, Alabama. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010638072/>.