Photo, Print, Drawing [Large crowd looking at the burned body of Jesse Washington, 18 year-old African American, lynched in Waco, Texas, May 15, 1916]

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Title
[Large crowd looking at the burned body of Jesse Washington, 18 year-old African American, lynched in Waco, Texas, May 15, 1916]
Contributor Names
Gildersleeve, Fred A., 1881?-1958, photographer.
Created / Published
[1928]
Subject Headings
-  Washington, Jesse--Death & burial--Texas--Waco
-  African Americans--Punishment & torture--Texas--Waco--1910-1920
-  Lynchings--Texas--Waco--1910-1920
-  Hate crimes--Texas--Waco--1910-1920
-  Dead persons--Texas--Waco--1910-1920
Headings
Photographic prints--1920-1930.
Genre
Gelatin silver prints--1910-1920
Notes
-  Title from item.
-  Caption continued: We have been able to get no further information. We do not know what the name of the man who was lynched was or of what he was accused. He is evidently a well-dressed person and the hand-cuffs on his wrists show that he was in the custody of the officers of the law when murdered.
-  Forms part of: Visual Materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records.
-  Collection finding aid available.
Medium
1 photographic print.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 13093, no. 46 [item] [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ds 11818 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.11818
cph 3a35785 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a35785
Library of Congress Control Number
95517168
OCLC Number
(dlc)11658014
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ds-11818 (digital file from original item) LC-USZ62-35346 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
Publication may be restricted. For information see "Visual Materials from the NAACP ...," http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/086_naa.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
Title devised by Library staff. Photograph by Gildersleeve, Waco, Texas. Collection finding aid available. Forms part of: Visual Materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/95517168
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  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ds-11818 (digital file from original item) LC-USZ62-35346 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Call Number: LOT 13093, no. 46 [item] [P&P]
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Gildersleeve, Fred A., 1881?-1958, photographer. Large crowd looking at the burned body of Jesse Washington, 18 year-old African American, lynched in Waco, Texas. Florida Texas Waco, 1928. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/95517164/.

APA citation style:

Gildersleeve, F. A., photographer. (1928) Large crowd looking at the burned body of Jesse Washington, 18 year-old African American, lynched in Waco, Texas. Florida Texas Waco, 1928. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95517164/.

MLA citation style:

Gildersleeve, Fred A., 1881?-1958, photographer. Large crowd looking at the burned body of Jesse Washington, 18 year-old African American, lynched in Waco, Texas. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/95517164/>.

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