"Bell" used to sound the call to worship

Image

http://www.johnson.digitalamherst.org/files/original/cj_fl_27_cb3195913c.jpg

Title

"Bell" used to sound the call to worship

Subject

African Americans
Florida
Bells

Description

A black boy is about to hit the large hanging broken saw blade which serves as a bell for a poor black church. Captions on back: "Near by is a little church that belongs to the Negroes, and the larger boy is sounding a call to worship" and "Such a substitute for a bell is not uncommon among the poorer Negroes".

Creator

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1901

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the Clifton Johnson Photograph Collection

Format

image/jpg

Type

Photographs

Identifier

CJ_7_18_9_

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Citation

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, “"Bell" used to sound the call to worship,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 15, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/1696.