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Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939.

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Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939.

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Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939.
Additional title: [An African American teacher explaining the symbols of perisphere, Trylon, and the New York World's Fair to her students.]
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
Topics
Mississippi
Classrooms
African American students
African American women teachers
Holmes County (Miss.)
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative # : 52286-D.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d73af060-c612-012f-d18d-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.

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  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f8d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939.