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subject : Gee's Bend
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Photograph of young African-American man seated on mule. A field is visible in the background.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Agatha Bennett wearing straw hat
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Sally Pettway, midwife in the Gee's Bend community. This photograph also appears in the book entitled Gee's Bend: The Women and Their Quilts.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department (source)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (publisher)
Wolcott, Marion Post 1910- (creator)
United States. Library of Congress. (contributor)
1939
photograph
Photograph of baptism ceremony conducted in the Alabama River
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of bridge near baptism site in Gee's Bend
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of candidates for baptism with their sponsors on steps entering the church building
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of two African-American women in food service type uniforms.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Gee's Bend School students at play. Five figures are visible in the photograph, one adult and four children. The adult appears to have just thrown a ball. A white structure is visible in the background.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Reverend Bennett with his grandson.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Maggie Bennett.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Maylene Bennett leaning on a laundry basket, with what appears to be clothesline in background.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Reverend Bennett with his wife and grandson
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Reverend Bennett with son Zeb, along with four other African-American men. Reverend Bennett, seated, appears to be examining a photo album.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Cherokee Pettway with six children. Her daughter Annie Bell Pettway is second from right. This photograph is also included in the book entitled Gee's Bend: The Women and Their Quilts.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department (source)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (publisher)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (creator)
Wilcox County (Alabama) Courthouse Collection (contributor)
photograph
Photograph of corncrib constructed of logs; African-American man in foreground
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (publisher)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (creator)
Pettway, Roman (contributor)
photograph
Photograph of three African-American men seated in Zeb Bennett's lounge
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Ethal Mae Pettway. Sign reads: United States Post Office Boykin, Alabama.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of a Gee's Bend project farm. Several structures can be seen in the background, including a white house with a wash line and some older buildings which appear to be a barn and a small shed.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of African-American man plowing a field on the Roger Pettway farm.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Hargrove Kennedy (left) and two other African-American men, one standing, one seated. The one seated at right appears to be looking at a photo album. A school bus can be seen in the background.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Molley Mooney with a ladle in one hand and what appears to be a bucket in the other
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (creator)
Pettway, Roman (contributor)
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Photograph of Lucy Pettway. She appears to be sewing braided fabric strips.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Molley Mooney stirring a pot while two small children watch
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (publisher)
Pettway, Roman (contributor)
photograph
Photo of a chimney overgrown with brush. Appears to be ruins of an old house.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Roman Pettway
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of Reverend Spurling Pettway
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of the interior of Pettway Store with pot-bellied stove in foreground. Two people, and African-American woman and man, are visible in background.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Monroe Pettway 2nd from left. Five African-American men seated in front of the Pettway store. At the viewer's right there is a Pepsi vending machine.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
photograph
Photograph of Reuben Pettway with what appears to be a vehicle in background
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Reese, John (creator)
1980
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Photograph of a project well and pump. An African-American woman appears to be filling a bucket at the pump.
Gee's Bend Collection Number 398, Archives Department. (source)
United States. Farm Security Administration. (creator)
Wilcox County (Alabama) Courthouse Collection (contributor)
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