Knox College Struggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
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Dogcatchers
Dogcatchers
TitleDogcatchers
DescriptionTwo dog catchers, one the driver, the other standing on the rear of the wagon, pose for this photograph on Tompkins Street in Galesburg The wagon is essentially a cage for five captured dogs. The dogcatcher on the rear of the wagon, wearing a badge, is Warren Sommers (Summers). The Galesburg City Directory lists his title as "pound master."
SubjectMen
Dogs
Dogcatching
Neighborhoods
Horses
Subject (LCSH)Galesburg (Ill.)
Named PersonSommers (Summers), Warren;
CreatorGreen, Allen A.
Time Period1900-1910
TypeStill Image
Formatjpeg
IdentifierLocal History Series--Ethnic Groups; also in the Allen A. Green Collection
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2010-03-22
Physical Description5 x 7 in. black and white photograph printed from glass plate negative
FilenameGreen_dogcatchers.tif
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