Men in Street, South Wall Street | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


Men in Street, South Wall Street


Four men gathered outdoors. Two sit on stoops of houses while two stand in the dirt pathway. More homes are visible in the background. There is a garbage or fire pit in the foreground.

Fifty-one people, twenty-five under the age of 16, living in 8 buildings share two toilets and 4 water hydrants in the South Wall Street neighborhood of Natchez.


Image ID: 99059

Creation Date: 1966 ca.

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Natchez


State: Mississippi

Collection Name: Robert Beech papers, 1963-1972 (bulk 1964-1967)

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH Mss 945

Original Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches


Images, data, and quotations come from the "Natchez Poverty Report," prepared by Mark Lundeen and Barbara Shelly under the supervision of Robert (Bob) Beech for the Delta Ministry.

Image C5


African Americans


Clothing and dress




Human settlements


Outdoor photography



Refuse and refuse disposal


Service industries


Social problems



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