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Farmers sleeping in Negro camp room in warehouse. They often must remain overnight or several days before their tobacco is auctioned. Several of them are using an old tobacco basket for a pillow. Durham, North Carolina.

Creator:
Marion Post Wolcott (American, 1910-1990) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
Farmers sleeping in Negro camp room in warehouse. They often must remain overnight or several days before their tobacco is auctioned. Several of them are using an old tobacco basket for a pillow. Durham, North Carolina.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
Date:
1939 Nov.
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 7 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (19.7 x 25.1 cm) Mat / Mount: 11 x 12 5/8 in. (27.9 x 32.1 cm)
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
052830-D c.2
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.