Friday, August 19, 2016
Friday Farming: Working tobacco, 1916
LOC Title: "Charlie Howard, a colored tenant on farm of B.F. Mitchell, R. 1, and his 2 boys. Robbie is 6 and Willie is 11 years old. Worming and suckering tobacco. Father says children will go to Rocky Ridge School when it opens. Location: Trigg County--Gracey, Kentucky / Lewis W. Hine". Published August 21, 1916.
We don't usually do two of these, but then what the heck. Some time next week a century will have gone by since this photo was taken.