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One of the sharecropper's houses with sweet potatoes and cotton on the porch; Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi Delta, Spring 1939.

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Title
One of the sharecropper's houses with sweet potatoes and cotton on the porch; Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi Delta, Spring 1939.
Additional title: [An African American man sitting on the porch of his house.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Wolcott, Marion Post (1910-1990) (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection

Mississippi.

Marion Post Wolcott.

Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Farm Security Administration Collection
Topics
Mississippi
Houses
African American men
Plantation life
Sharecroppers
Bolivar County (Miss.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative # : 30571-M5.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5949d70-c612-012f-1b8d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "One of the sharecropper's houses with sweet potatoes and cotton on the porch; Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi Delta, Spring 1939." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "One of the sharecropper's houses with sweet potatoes and cotton on the porch; Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi Delta, Spring 1939." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 31, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. One of the sharecropper's houses with sweet potatoes and cotton on the porch; Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi Delta, Spring 1939. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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One of the sharecropper's houses with sweet potatoes and cotton on the porch; Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi Delta, Spring 1939.