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Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.

Image ID: 1260121

Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and tw...  [[African American day laborers getting on a truck to leave f...] (June-July 1937)

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Image Title

:  Cotton hoers leaving Greenville at 5 a.m. for a day's work on the plantations; Wages one dollar a day, one dollar and twenty-five cents on a few plantations; Hoers carry their lunches; They return about 8 p.m. Mississippi.

Alternate Title

: [African American day laborers getting on a truck to leave for their working site, Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, June-July 1937.]

Creator

: Lange, Dorothea -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Farm Security Administration -- Sponsor

Depicted Date

: June-July 1937

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 29100

Notes

: LOC negative # : 17542-E.

Source

: Farm Security Administration Collection. / Mississippi. / Dorothea Lange.

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260121

Record ID

: 612483

Digital Item Published

: 12-10-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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