A photograph of an African American cotton plantation worker in the Mississippi Delta in 1939.
- Citation Information
- Wolcott, Marion Post, “African American cotton plantation worker, hired as a day laborer, riding a mule and holding down a sack of cotton in the cotton field at Nugent Plantation,” Digital Public Library of America, http://dp.la/item/73fbdd0672d05c24ea67626d6caef538.
Courtesy of The New York Public Library.
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