Stafford County Museum Collection
 

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Identifier

015_1986_44_1722

Approximate Date

July 1910

Description

This black and white photograph features a portrait of a Black woman named Elsie Scott. She is standing with her hands behind her back and is wearing a long light dress and a bow in her hair. Elsie Scott (1889-1981) and Lela Scott (1889-1962) were twins, two of 17 children of John & Julia Scott. John & Julia were both ex-slaves who migrated to Stafford County after the Civil War & homesteaded near St. John. Elsie graduated St. John High School. Elsie Scott ordered the photograph.

Physical Description

5" x 7" Glass-plate negative

Subject

African American women--Portraits--1910-1920, Clothing & dress, Stafford County (Kan.)

Rights

© Stafford County Historical and Genealogical Society. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced without permission. Please credit Stafford County Historical and Genealogical Society as your source.

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Access provided by Forsyth Digital Collections

Collection

Gray Studio Glass Plate Negative Collection

Comments

For questions contact the Stafford County Historical and Genealogical Society.

Keywords

African American women--Portraits--1910-1920, Clothing & dress, Stafford County (Kan.)

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