Reid Carter, Chatham, Va., 1976.

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  • Description
    Caption by photographer (Andrews): "Reid Carter was a mechanic who worked primarily on pulpwood trucks. He lived with his mother in a cabin without running water or electricity. When she died in 1982, at age 100, Reid lost his mind and was committed to a state mental institution in Staunton. He died a few months later."
  • Item ID
    japph060010010
  • Source Collection
    Jesse Andrews photographs, Rubenstein Library, Duke University
  • Print Number
    JA_POR_52-6
  • Spatial Coverage
  • Provenance
    The Jesse Andrews photographs were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2011.
  • Title
  • Creator
    Andrews, Jesse
  • Extent
    11 x 14 in.
  • Date
  • Box Number
    Box 6
  • Type
    Image
    Still Image
    photographs
    black-and-white photographs
    documentary photographs
    portraits
  • Subject
  • Copyright & Usage
    The copyright in the materials included in the Jesse Andrews Photographs collection are owned by the photographer. The photographs are made available by Duke University Libraries, with permission, for the purpose of research, teaching, and private study. For these purposes users may reproduce single copies of the images from this website without prior permission, on the condition that proper attribution is provided on all such copies. For all other uses, and especially for any proposed commercial uses, researchers must contact the Library to request permission.
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