Ambrose Gordon at Work on the Family Farmstead from Ross Hill, near Houston, Mississippi

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Title

Ambrose Gordon at Work on the Family Farmstead from Ross Hill, near Houston, Mississippi

Subject

Ross Hill, Houston, Mississippi, Family, Black Land Ownership, Agriculture

Description

This shows Ambrose Gordon at the family farmstead in Ross Hill, near Houston, MS. The Gordon family has a long history of living and owning land in the vicinity of Houston. This photo is marked as being from 1921, but seeing as Ambrose would have only been about 7 at that time, the recorded date calls for further investigation.

Publisher

Beloit Public Library, Edgewater Flats Photographic Gallery

Date

Circa 1921

Contributor

Lauren Woolf

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Houston, MS

Files

Ambrose Gordon 3.jpg

Citation

“Ambrose Gordon at Work on the Family Farmstead from Ross Hill, near Houston, Mississippi,” Coming Up North: A History Harvest About Black Migration to Beloit, Wisconsin, accessed April 22, 2024, https://beloitdigitalarchives.com/HistoryHarvest/items/show/177.

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