Imperial Tobacco Company Factory Employees25 June 2010
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection #741.11.a.7
Staff Person: Martha Elmore
Description: In this August 1956 image taken for the Greenville, N.C., Daily Reflector newspaper, African American women are sorting tobacco at the Imperial Tobacco Company factory. Many other images related to tobacco production from the field, to the barns, to the warehouse, and finally to the factories can be found in the Daily Reflector Negative Collection.
Posted by Martha Elmore under East Carolina Manuscript Collection, negatives (photographic), newspapers and Tags: African-Americans, GreenvilleNC, Imperial Tobacco Company, tobacco industry, tobacco warehouse, tobacco workers, Women