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Charles McCartney and family camping with their goat caravan, Wellman, Iowa, 1937

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Creator:Florida Pre-Vues Post Card
Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Charles McCartney and family camping with their goat caravan, Wellman, Iowa, 1937
Date:1937
Description:

Post card. Text on reverse: "Chas. or Chess McCartney and family with their goat caravan. This picture was taken of "The Goatman" and Family the second year of their travels in Wellman, Iowa, year of 1937." 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_209

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Curiosities and wonders | Goats--Illinois | Travel | Goats | Family | Household moving | Camps | Kennedy, Stetson | McCartney, Charles, 1901- | United States, Iowa, 41.878003, -93.097702
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries
Original Material:

Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_209, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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