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James C. Johnson with goods for sale

c. 1881 Reconstruction to Present (1865-)

Photograph of former slave James Collins Johnson vending his wares on campus.

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Johnson, James ("Jimmy Stink") -- Johnson standing at his table and wheelbarrow.; circa 1881; Historical Photograph Collection: Individuals series, Box AC067.SP001, Folder 041; Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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Princeton University Archive

Format TIFF Item Type Still Image
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