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Guide to the Rushing Family Photograph Collection
MS 216  
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Description
The Rushing Family Photograph Collection consists of 200 photographs and ephemera. The bulk of the photographs document the lives of African Americans in northern Louisiana in the vicinity of the towns of Arcadia, Bienville, Minden, and Simsboro and Oakland, California. Collection is also significant for photographs of African American soldiers during World War I.
Extent
.5 linear feet (2 boxes + 1 oversized box)
Restrictions
Permission to publish from the Rushing Family Photograph Collection must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.
Availability
No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.