Knox College Struggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
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Corner stone ceremony, Knoxville, Illinois
Corner stone ceremony, Knoxville, Illinois
TitleCorner stone ceremony, Knoxville, Illinois
DescriptionA crowd of finely dressed people gather around a man reading from a document or book. The man stands on top of a cut stone, and an unfinished masonry wall appears in lower left foreground of the photograph. Notes with the photograph indicate this is a cornerstone ceremony in Knoxville, Illinois in 1899. A well dressed African-American man stands in the front of the crowd.
SubjectAuctions
Cornerstones
People
Neighborhoods
Clothing & dress
Building construction
Building construction
Subject (LCSH)Knoxville (Ill.)
CreatorGreen, Allen A.
Time Period1890-1900
Date Created (original)1899
TypeStill Image
Formatjpeg
IdentifierAllen A. Green Collection no. 249
Rightshttp://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2010-03-26
Physical Description5 x 7 in. black and white photograph printed from glass plate negative
FilenameCornerStone.tif
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