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[The Georgia Negro] Acres of land owned by Negroes in Georgia

W.E.B. Du Bois and Atlanta University students

Title: [The Georgia Negro] Acres of land owned by Negroes in Georgia.

Summary: Bar graph shows the amount of land owned by African Americans in Georgia from 1874 to 1899.

Contributor Names: Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.

Created / Published: [ca. 1900]

Subject Headings: 

-  Exposition universelle--(1900 :--Paris, France)--Exhibitions & displays

-  African Americans--Economic & social conditions--Georgia--1870-1900

-  Right of property--1870-1900

-  Demography--1870-1900

Genre: Diagrams--1890-1900Drawings--Color--1890-1900


-  Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item.

-  Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900 to show the economic and social progress of African Americans since emancipation.

-  The microfilm surrogate is available in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

-  Forms part of: Daniel Murray collection (Library of Congress).

-  Original materials filed in PR 12 under LOT 11931.

Medium: 1 drawing : ink and watercolor ; 710 x 560 mm (board)

Call Number/Physical Location: LOT 11931, no. 19

Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

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