Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
1 file folder.
New York Public Library
52 items (.3 cu. ft., 1 box) 48 photographic prints : 3 photographic prints : 1 photostat
Collection depicts mainly African American farmers, agricultural workers and United States Department of Agriculture field agents, from the early 20th century to the late1960s, with the bulk of images dating from the mid-1930s to the early 1960s. The collection consists mainly of posed and candid group portraits and candid views of field workers harvesting crops, including cotton; agricultural workers using farm and harvesting equipment; farmers with livestock and dairy and poultry produce; farmers and their families; and federal agriculture department field agents and officials meeting with farm owners. Also depicted are views of youths, indentified as Victory Farm Workers, lining up to board buses (1944); a group portrait of delegates to the Tenth National Convention of the New Farmers of America, at Virginia State College, Petersburg, Virginia (ca. 1940s); a candid portrait of civil rights activist Rev. Charles M. Sherrod, founder of the New Communities, Inc. cooperative farm in ... Read More
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
University of British Columbia Archives
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
1 file folder.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
1 file folder.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
1 file folder.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
1 file folder.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
1 file folder.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
1 file folder.