Photo of Susie King Taylor, 1902

Title

Photo of Susie King Taylor, 1902

Subject

Taylor, Susie King,--1848-1912
United States.--Army.--Colored Infantry Regiment, 33rd (1864-1866)--People
African Americans--Military service--1860-1870
African Americans--Women
Nurses
Teachers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel

Description

Photograph shows portrait of Susie King Taylor, who served more than three years as nurse with the 33rd U.S. Colored Troops Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War, although officially enrolled as a laundress. She also taught children and adults to read while serving with the regiment. Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-1863.

Creator

Susie King Taylor

Source

General Collections: Illus. in E492.94.33d T, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

1902

Rights

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Format

photograph

Files

Susie King Taylor.png

Citation

Susie King Taylor, “Photo of Susie King Taylor, 1902,” Champaign County Historical Archives, accessed January 28, 2023, https://urbanafree.omeka.net/items/show/280.

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