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|Creator:||Florida Pre-Vues Post Card|
|Creator:||Southern Labor Archives|
|Title:||Charles McCartney and family with their goat caravan, Rockford, Illinois, 1939|
Post card. Text on reverse: "Chas. or Chess McCartney and family with their goat caravan, Rockford, Illinois, 1939. Chess and his Goats have been traveling from Maine to Florida for over 20 years--covering over 80,000 miles, His headquarters is the Free Thinking Christian Mission, Route 2, Jeffersonville, Georgia." Before becoming the wandering Goat Man, McCartney worked for the WPA cutting timber until he suffered an accident that crippled his left arm. Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.
Local identification number: L1979-37_208
|Types:||Photographic prints | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Curiosities and wonders | Goats--Illinois | Travel | Goats | Family | Household moving | Kennedy, Stetson | McCartney, Charles, 1901- | United States, Illinois, Winnebago County, Rockford, 42.2711311, -89.0939952|
|Collection:||Stetson Kennedy Papers|
|Institution:||Georgia State University Special Collections|
|Contributors:||Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections|
Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
|Rights and Usage:|
Cite as: L1979-37_208, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/SKennedy/id/13145|