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Negro day laborer moving from one man's farm to another to get work. He wasn't needed any more by former "employer." The son of his new employer said his father used to have tenants but that they "skinned" him too often by moving out on him all the time.

Creator:
Marion Post Wolcott (American, 1910-1990) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
Negro day laborer moving from one man's farm to another to get work. He wasn't needed any more by former "employer." The son of his new employer said his father used to have tenants but that they "skinned" him too often by moving out on him all the time.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, So he just hires by the day now. Near Madison, Georgia., Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Date:
1939 Spring?
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
030330-M1 c.2
Notes:
Date and title from Library of Congress. FSA Collection contains two copies of this photograph.