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Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.

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Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.

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Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.
Additional title: [African American day laborers getting on a truck to leave for their working site, Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, June-July 1937.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection

Mississippi.

Dorothea Lange.

Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Mississippi
Trucks
African American men
African American women
Cotton plantation workers
Day laborers
Greenville (Miss.)
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: LOC negative # : 17542-E.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c6262670-c612-012f-beb5-58d385a7bc34
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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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 29, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f92d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.