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Title
Sharecropper's wife. Missouri. 1938.
Additional title: [African American woman, wife of Farm Security Administration client and former sharecropper, using a washboard to do laundry on back porch of home, Southeast Missouri Farms, Missouri, May 1938.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lee, Russell (1903-1986) (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection

Missouri.

Russell Lee.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1938-05
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Farm Security Administration Collection
Topics
Missouri
Laundry
Porches
African American women
Washboards
New Madrid County (Mo.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 11533-M5; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-93-0927
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): db549060-c612-012f-4ab1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1938: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Sharecropper's wife. Missouri. 1938." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f949-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Sharecropper's wife. Missouri. 1938." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f949-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1938). Sharecropper's wife. Missouri. 1938. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f949-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sharecropper's wife. Missouri. 1938.