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Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off and buy supplies, for cotton picking inside plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939.

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Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off and buy supplies, for cotton picking inside plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939.

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Title
Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off and buy supplies, for cotton picking inside plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939.
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Wolcott, Marion Post (1910-1990) (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection.

Mississippi.

Marion Post Wolcott.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939-10
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Mississippi
Stores & shops
Cotton Pickers -- United States
African Americans -- Mississippi
African American agricultural laborers
Cotton plantation workers
Genres
Photographs
Photographic prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: FSA Miss. 8/14 M. Post 1939-40 2/3 4718 (Oct. 1939)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d05f2c80-c612-012f-426f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off and buy supplies, for cotton picking inside plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8172-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off and buy supplies, for cotton picking inside plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8172-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939). Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off and buy supplies, for cotton picking inside plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8172-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off and buy supplies, for cotton picking inside plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939.