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Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.

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Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection.

Mississippi.

Dorothea Lange.

Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Mississippi
Trucks
African American men
African American women
Cotton plantation workers
Day laborers
Greenville (Miss.)
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content : Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Content: LOC negative # : 17542-E.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: c6262670-c612-012f-beb5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 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. "Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.