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Racing drays. approximately 1873. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/35.

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(approximately 1873). Racing drays. Historic Houston Photographs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/35

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Racing drays, approximately 1873, Historic Houston Photographs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 21, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/35.

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Title Racing drays
Date approximately 1873
Description Photograph of a printed engraving of two African-American males racing their drays. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist accompanying journalist Edward King of "Scribner's Monthly" in 1873, when the city was recovering from Reconstruction.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • African Americans
  • Racing
  • Carriages and carts
  • Horse-drawn vehicles
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • african american
  • racing
  • drays
  • horse-drawn vehicles
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
  • engravings
  • copy prints
Physical Description 1 photograph
Type (DCMI)
  • Still Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 13, Folder 296
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Historic Houston Photographs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
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