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Guide to the Elvira Davis Wiggan Photograph Collection
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The Elvira Wiggan Photograph Collection includes 18 photographs of friends and family of Elvira Davis Wiggan. Included in the collection is a 1860s tin-type portrait of an African American woman, several photographs of Elvira Wiggan’s uncle, Samuel Davis, and photographs of Elvira Wiggan’s father, John Davis, dressed in his Pullman porter uniform.
.2 linear feet (18 photographs)
Permission to publish from the Elvira Davis Wiggan Photograph Collection must be obtained from the African American Museum and Library at Oakland.
No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.