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Grandfather of fifty-six children. Chesnee, South Carolina. He left a 300 acre farm in the North Carolina mountains when his parents died fifty-five years ago. The farm afforded insufficient living and there was no work

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Title
Grandfather of fifty-six children. Chesnee, South Carolina. He left a 300 acre farm in the North Carolina mountains when his parents died fifty-five years ago. The farm afforded insufficient living and there was no work
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937-07
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 018135-E
Topics
South Carolina -- Chesnee
South Carolina -- Spartanburg County
Sharecroppers
Rural conditions
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: He walked forty-five miles to Chesnee where he has lived ever since as a sharecropper.
Content: FSA Collection contains two copies of this photograph.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 23713
TMS Object Number: 018135-E
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9d47bd0-8cf9-0136-e798-39cba957e8a2
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1937: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Grandfather of fifty-six children. Chesnee, South Carolina. He left a 300 acre farm in the North Carolina mountains when his parents died fifty-five years ago. The farm afforded insufficient living and there was no work" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e0ab46a0-8cfb-0136-89e7-02dcbd58e11d

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Grandfather of fifty-six children. Chesnee, South Carolina. He left a 300 acre farm in the North Carolina mountains when his parents died fifty-five years ago. The farm afforded insufficient living and there was no work" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 10, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e0ab46a0-8cfb-0136-89e7-02dcbd58e11d

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1937). Grandfather of fifty-six children. Chesnee, South Carolina. He left a 300 acre farm in the North Carolina mountains when his parents died fifty-five years ago. The farm afforded insufficient living and there was no work Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e0ab46a0-8cfb-0136-89e7-02dcbd58e11d

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Grandfather of fifty-six children. Chesnee, South Carolina. He left a 300 acre farm in the North Carolina mountains when his parents died fifty-five years ago. The farm afforded insufficient living and there was no work