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Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939.

Image ID: 1260053

Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December bec...  [[An African American teacher explaining the symbols of peri...] (November, 1939)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Interior of school on Mileston Plantation; School begins very late in the year and attendance is poor until December because the children pick cotton, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November, 1939.

Alternate Title

: [An African American teacher explaining the symbols of perisphere, Trylon, and the New York World's Fair to her students.]

Creator

: Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990 -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Farm Security Administration -- Sponsor

Depicted Date

: November, 1939

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 4801

Notes

: Original negative # : 52286-D.

Source

: Farm Security Administration Collection. / Mississippi. / Marion Post Wolcott.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260053

Record ID

: 612353

Digital Item Published

: 12-10-2004; updated 5-23-2012

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