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Cotton hoers loading at Memphis, Tennessee for the day's work in Arkansas. June 1937.

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Title
Cotton hoers loading at Memphis, Tennessee for the day's work in Arkansas. June 1937.
Additional title: [African American day laborers standing in the back of several trucks in Memphis, Tennessee headed for a day's work as cotton hoers in Arkansas, June 1937.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection.

Tennessee.

Dorothea Lange.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937-06
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
African American agricultural laborers
Cotton plantation workers
Day laborers
Farm trucks
Employer-sponsored transportation
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative #: 17301-C
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f246cec0-c612-012f-f262-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1937: 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. "Cotton hoers loading at Memphis, Tennessee for the day's work in Arkansas. June 1937." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f976-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Cotton hoers loading at Memphis, Tennessee for the day's work in Arkansas. June 1937." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f976-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1937). Cotton hoers loading at Memphis, Tennessee for the day's work in Arkansas. June 1937. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f976-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Cotton hoers loading at Memphis, Tennessee for the day's work in Arkansas. June 1937.