African-Americans digging


Title
African-Americans digging
Description
Five African-Americans digging in the dirt. Date from negative sleeve.
Date
1951
Original Format
negatives
Extent
12cm x 10cm
Local Identifier
0741-b1-fd-v1.d.9
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

John Moore Jun 07 2010

These people are pulling weeds out of a tobacco bed. the bowed branches are supports for the plastic covering that protected the tobacco plants. The plastic has been removed to pull out the weeds and grass.

Gypsye Jul 09 2009

They folks are planting something- the bent withies (arched branches) mark out rows and the woman in the darker cardigan sweater appears to have a box of fertilizer of some sort.

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