Cotton day laborers

Wolcott--Day Laborers.jpg

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Title

Cotton day laborers

Description

The full title of this photograph is "Day laborers carrying sack of cotton from field to cotton house to be weighed, Marcella Plantation, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi." It was taken by a photographer hired by the Farm Security Administration during the New Deal era, presumably to document farm practices and working conditions during dust bowl conditions.

Creator

Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990

Publisher

US Farm Security Administration
US Library of Congress

Date

1939

Contributor

Cooper, Ken

Source

US Library of Congress digital ID #fsa 8a41028 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a41028

Format

jpeg, 1.1 MB

Language

Still image

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Original Format

Print from nitrate negative

Geolocation