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Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee.

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Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee.
Additional title: [Four African American berry pickers sitting on the side of a road with their pails at 5:00am waiting for a truck to drive them to work, Memphis, Tennessee, June 1938.]
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection

Tennessee.

Dorothea Lange.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1938-06
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
African American agricultural laborers
Day laborers
Pails
Berry pickers
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Photographs and Prints Division, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Content: Original negative #: 18197-E
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2bf8cc0-c612-012f-765d-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
  • 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. "Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1938). Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Berry pickers, at 5 a.m., waiting for the truck to haul them to work. Earn about 60¢ a day. Memphis, Tennessee.