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Negro Day Laborers, Marcella Plantation, Milestone, Mississippi Delta

Black-and-white photograph of a group of older black boys in hats and work clothes loosely lined up outside a doorway. Two at front pose playfully for the camera, one with a hand on his hips, looking to the side, the other with one hand under his face, looking straight ahead.

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  • Black-and-white photograph of a group of older black boys in hats and work clothes loosely lined up outside a doorway. Two at front pose playfully for the camera, one with a hand on his hips, looking to the side, the other with one hand under his face, looking straight ahead.

Date:

1939

Artist:

Marion Post Wolcott
American, 1910–1990

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Marion Post Wolcott

Title

Negro Day Laborers, Marcella Plantation, Milestone, Mississippi Delta

Date

Made 1939

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

18.1 × 24.3 cm (image); 20.6 × 25.5 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Through prior gifts of Richard and Elizabeth Devereaux and Mrs. Neva Krohn

Reference Number

2018.385

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