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.

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