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Source:   Marion Post Wolcott.


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Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off for cotton picking and buy supplies inside the plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, November 1939.

Image ID: 1260041

Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off for cotton picking and buy supplies ins...  [[African American day laborers waiting in line to receive th...] (November 1939)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Negro day laborers brought in by truck from nearby towns, waiting to be paid off for cotton picking and buy supplies inside the plantation store, Friday night, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, November 1939.

Alternate Title

: [African American day laborers waiting in line to receive their pay for their work as cotton pickers and buy supplies inside the plantation store, Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, November 1939.]

Creator

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

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Farm Security Administration -- Sponsor

Created 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

: 4753

Notes

: Original negative #: 52201-D

Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260041

Record ID

: 612378

Digital Item Published

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

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