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Hog killing on Milton Puryeur place; He is a Negro owner of five acres of land; Rural Route No. 1, Box 59, Dennison, Halifax County, Virginia; This is six miles south [on Highway No. 501] of South Boston; He used to grow tobacco and cotton but now just a subsistence living; These hogs belong to a neighbor landowner; He burns old shoes and pieces of leather near the heads of the slaughtered hogs while they are hanging to keep the flies away, Nov. 1939.

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Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Wolcott, Marion Post (1910-1990) (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection.

Virginia.

Marion Post Wolcott.

Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Virginia
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 025883b0-c613-012f-8bbc-58d385a7bc34

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  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Hog killing on Milton Puryeur place; He is a Negro owner of five acres of land; Rural Route No. 1, Box 59, Dennison, Halifax County, Virginia; This is six miles south [on Highway No. 501] of South Boston; He used to grow tobacco and cotton but now just a subsistence living; These hogs belong to a neighbor landowner; He burns old shoes and pieces of leather near the heads of the slaughtered hogs while they are hanging to keep the flies away, Nov. 1939." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f90b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Hog killing on Milton Puryeur place; He is a Negro owner of five acres of land; Rural Route No. 1, Box 59, Dennison, Halifax County, Virginia; This is six miles south [on Highway No. 501] of South Boston; He used to grow tobacco and cotton but now just a subsistence living; These hogs belong to a neighbor landowner; He burns old shoes and pieces of leather near the heads of the slaughtered hogs while they are hanging to keep the flies away, Nov. 1939." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f90b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. Hog killing on Milton Puryeur place; He is a Negro owner of five acres of land; Rural Route No. 1, Box 59, Dennison, Halifax County, Virginia; This is six miles south [on Highway No. 501] of South Boston; He used to grow tobacco and cotton but now just a subsistence living; These hogs belong to a neighbor landowner; He burns old shoes and pieces of leather near the heads of the slaughtered hogs while they are hanging to keep the flies away, Nov. 1939. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f90b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Hog killing on Milton Puryeur place; He is a Negro owner of five acres of land; Rural Route No. 1, Box 59, Dennison, Halifax County, Virginia; This is six miles south [on Highway No. 501] of South Boston; He used to grow tobacco and cotton but now just a subsistence living; These hogs belong to a neighbor landowner; He burns old shoes and pieces of leather near the heads of the slaughtered hogs while they are hanging to keep the flies away, Nov. 1939.