Domestic servants waiting for street car. Mitchell Street, Atlanta, Georgia

Title

Domestic servants waiting for street car. Mitchell Street, Atlanta, Georgia

Subject

Domestic Servants; Public transportation

Description

Photo of domestic servants waiting for a street car to go to work early in the morning. In the South, as in the North, many African-American women worked as domestic servants in White homes.

Creator

Marion Post Wolcott

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Publisher

WCU HIS 601/ HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

c. 1939

Contributor

Janneken Smucker, Dante Silicato

Rights

Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

photo

Files

domestics.jpg
domestics_crop.jpg


Citation

Marion Post Wolcott, “Domestic servants waiting for street car. Mitchell Street, Atlanta, Georgia,” Goin' North, accessed July 22, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/456.