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Child of impoverished Negro tenant family working on farm. Alabama.

Creator:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
Child of impoverished Negro tenant family working on farm. Alabama.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, Alabama, USA
Date:
1936 Jul.
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 7 1/2 x 7 9/16 in. (19.1 x 19.2 cm) Mat / Mount: 8 3/4 x 11 in. (22.2 x 27.9 cm)
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
009261-E c.2
Description:
Caption on verso reads: Negro family who barely live on earnings of $150.00 per year. They pay a standing rent. There are 5 children working, ages 7-14. The older children cultivating, the younger children hoeing and chopping. Eutaw, Alabama.
Notes:
Date and title from Library of Congress. FSA Collection contains two copies of this photograph. NYPL copy 2 is mounted on cardstock and in OS box.