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African American railroad employees

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Photographs", circa 1890-1915

 File — Box 14
Scope and Contents

Photo album, likely belonging to Ida Mae Murphy, Janabelle Taylor's mother, features predominately wealthy black families in St. Paul, MN. Various photographers created the photographs within the album.

To note, Irvine Park in St. Paul, where a number of historic homes are located, is featured within these photographs.There are also pictures of Queen K. Johnson and Ida Mae's father, J.B. Johnson, at work as a railroad car chef, alongside white railroad workers.

Dates: circa 1890-1915