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Compton, Negro sharecropper and his wife stripping and grading tobacco. He has a Negro landlord who lives in Mebane, part of a very prosperous Negro settlement, region of North Carolina. September 1939.

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Compton, Negro sharecropper and his wife stripping and grading tobacco. He has a Negro landlord who lives in Mebane, part of a very prosperous Negro settlement, region of North Carolina. September 1939.

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Title
Compton, Negro sharecropper and his wife stripping and grading tobacco. He has a Negro landlord who lives in Mebane, part of a very prosperous Negro settlement, region of North Carolina. September 1939.
Additional title: [Compton, an African American sharecropper, and his wife stripping and grading tobacco, September 1939.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Wolcott, Marion Post (1910-1990) (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection

North Carolina.

Marion Post Wolcott.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939-09
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
North Carolina
Tobacco
Tobacco farmers
African American men
African American women
Sharecroppers
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative #: 52055-D
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e57d6250-c612-012f-4479-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Compton, Negro sharecropper and his wife stripping and grading tobacco. He has a Negro landlord who lives in Mebane, part of a very prosperous Negro settlement, region of North Carolina. September 1939." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f921-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Compton, Negro sharecropper and his wife stripping and grading tobacco. He has a Negro landlord who lives in Mebane, part of a very prosperous Negro settlement, region of North Carolina. September 1939." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f921-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939). Compton, Negro sharecropper and his wife stripping and grading tobacco. He has a Negro landlord who lives in Mebane, part of a very prosperous Negro settlement, region of North Carolina. September 1939. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f921-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Compton, Negro sharecropper and his wife stripping and grading tobacco. He has a Negro landlord who lives in Mebane, part of a very prosperous Negro settlement, region of North Carolina. September 1939.