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The barbed-wire enclosed camp for migratory workers at the Cannon [Canning] Company of Bridgeville, Delaware.

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Title
The barbed-wire enclosed camp for migratory workers at the Cannon [Canning] Company of Bridgeville, Delaware.
Additional title: [African American woman standing between a clothesline and barbed wire fence near the entrance to "The Acre," where the Cannon Canning Company facilities and migratory worker camp are located, Bridgeville, Delaware, July 1940.]
Additional title: [African American woman standing in front of a clothesline behind the barbed-wire fence that surrounds the labor camp for migratory workers at the Cannon Canning Company of Bridgeville, Delaware, July 1940.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Delano, Jack (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection.

Delaware.

Jack Delano.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940-07
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Delaware
African American women
Labor camps
Wire fencing
Cannery workers
Bridgeville (Del.)
Migrant laborers
Clotheslines
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative #: 20607-M2; Schomburg copy negative #: SCD15
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ffd6a40-c612-012f-c2cc-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The barbed-wire enclosed camp for migratory workers at the Cannon [Canning] Company of Bridgeville, Delaware." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The barbed-wire enclosed camp for migratory workers at the Cannon [Canning] Company of Bridgeville, Delaware." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1940). The barbed-wire enclosed camp for migratory workers at the Cannon [Canning] Company of Bridgeville, Delaware. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The barbed-wire enclosed camp for migratory workers at the Cannon [Canning] Company of Bridgeville, Delaware.