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Portrait photograph of Clifton Johnson

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Article written by Booker T. Washington (with photography by Clifton Johnson) that reflects a casual and personal look into Washington's philosophy and daily life. He relates his fondness for animals, his daily routine, and how the practical aspects…

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A black girl is pulling on the well rope of a tall well house while a boy waits with a pail at his feet. Caption on back: "Did you ever see a well that had as high a roof as this from which the children are getting water?"

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A black man is walking down the path in front of the line of fenced in houses. Caption on back: "A lane in the negro section of the village"

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A black couple is hard at work clearing the ground of palmetto scrub to make way for a garden. Caption on back: "Grubbing up palmetto scrub to clear ground for a garden patch".

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A black man and two black boys are packing vegetables in a barnyard to be shipped north. Caption on back: "The two boys are helping a farmer pack tomatoes and cabbages to ship north".

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A black boy, sitting in a rowboat, has filled his felt hat with water and is taking a drink from it. Caption on back: "Way down on the Suwanee River. This is the stream which inspired that wonderfully popular song, 'The Old Folks at Home'".

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A black boy is about to hit the large hanging broken saw blade which serves as a bell for a poor black church. Captions on back: "Near by is a little church that belongs to the Negroes, and the larger boy is sounding a call to worship" and "Such a…

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Flat land populated by thin woods of pine and palmetto scrub, typical of the Florida landscape. Caption on back: "Rockledge: A characteristic landscape - thin pine woods and palmetto scrub".

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Since the chickens live in the crawl space under the house, a boy emerges holding his hat with some eggs in it. Caption on back: "Suwanee River: The egg hunter. How many eggs has he in his hat?"

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Black students and their teacher (?) stand outside the dilapidated school. Caption on back: "Negro children and their schoolhouse. Such buildings for their race in Southern country regions are far too common"

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One black woman has stopped her hoeing to brush the mosquitoes away while she chats with another black woman in front of a house.
Caption on front: "Suwanee River Mosquitoes"

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A black woman, smoking a pipe, is handling the laundry from the steaming wash pot that is set on burning embers on the ground. Caption on back: "Suwanee River: The washerwoman"

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A black girl has a wooden bucket of water on her head which she is balancing with a hand on each side. Captions on back: 'Suwanee River: The water carrier" and "A girl in a Negro settlement carrying a pail of water home from the spring. She has it on…

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Three black boys at play. Captions on back: "Suwanee River: Three comrades" and "The boy at the right is making music with a Jew's harp, and the boy standing is whittling a cane for himself. As for the third boy, he seems to be charmed by the Jew's…
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