Chain gang prisoners working on Georgia highway, with printer annotations, 1931

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Title

Chain gang prisoners working on Georgia highway, with printer annotations, 1931

Subject

Chain gangs, Southern prisons, 1930s, print process

Description

Photo of chain gang prisoners working on a Georgia highway. Printer's annotations, most likely from the "Daily Worker", show how the image was to be cropped for the newspaper. Notes from Spivak on the back read, "A Georgia chain gang at work on a highway." Printer's annotations on the back read, "8624/4 Rush Today (Saturday), 4 inches wide, 55 screen, 7/1000 deep, Daily Worker". Additional annotations include where to crop the photo.

Creator

Spivak John L. (John Louis) 1897-1981

Date

1931

Language

en

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1930s, American South, Georgia

Format

jpg

Publisher

Harry Ransom Center

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Source

Harry Ransom Center, John L. (John Louis) Spivak Literary File, circa 1931, Container 1

Citation

Spivak John L. (John Louis) 1897-1981, “Chain gang prisoners working on Georgia highway, with printer annotations, 1931,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed September 25, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/72.

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