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Girls at Water Hydrant, Taylor Alley


Two young girls stand near a water hydrant. "Hydrant placed on edge of steep bank. Used by 30 people in 9 families. Four of these families (17 people) live over 50 yards down the hill from this hydrant."

80 people live in 21 buildings in the Taylor Alley neighborhood of Natchez. The occupants have 11 hydrants, two indoors, and 15 toilets.


Image ID: 99069

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 F5


African Americans


Clothing and dress




Outdoor photography




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