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Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee.

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Title
Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee.
Additional title: [Four African American berry pickers sitting on the side of a road with their pails at 5:00am waiting for a truck to drive them to work, Memphis, Tennessee, June 1938.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection.

Tennessee.

Dorothea Lange.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1938-06
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
African American agricultural laborers
Day laborers
Pails
Berry pickers
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative #: 18197-E
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2bf8cc0-c612-012f-765d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: 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. "Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1938). Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee.