Tobacco arriving for opening day


Title
Tobacco arriving for opening day
Description
Men looking at loose-leaf tobacco at the opening day of auction season. Date from negative sleeve.
Date
August 20, 1962
Original Format
negatives
Extent
6cm x 6cm
Local Identifier
0741-b28-fb-v28.b.44
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
Copyright held by Joyner Library. Permission to reuse this work is granted for all non-commercial purposes.
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Comments

Rick Smith Feb 01 2011

These men are Milton Howard (left), Joe Gaston (front center) and Tom Brown (right) all buyers for Export Leaf Tobacco Co. in Greenville. They were also residents of Greenvillle

Entered by Admin Sep 28 2009

These men are most likely buyers working for the tobacco companies, not consumers.

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