Members of farm families in North Carolina supplemented their incomes by sewing drawstrings into cotton tobacco bags. This site reproduces the "Report on Tobacco Bag Stringing Operations in North Carolina and Virginia" that was produced in 1939....
Depressions -- 1929; Employment; Tobacco industry; Women
United States -- North Carolina -- Rockingham County; United States -- North Carolina -- Wilkes County; United States -- Virginia -- Richmond
Strengths of the photograph collection include athletics, dance, and the nursing program. This site also includes descriptions of oral history interviews, artifacts, clothing/textiles, and manuscript collections.
Nurses; Women athletes; Women college students; Women college teachers; Women dancers; Women's colleges
The Deyo Cookingham Family Photograph Album includes images of members of the Deyo, Cookingham, Howell, and Brodhead families. The digital collection also includes selected articles of clothing worn by members of the Deyo Cookingham family.
In 1937, Louise Boyle was invited to photograph the living and working conditions of Southern Tenant Farmers Union members from several Arkansas communities. She returned to Arkansas in 1982 to rephotograph some of the people from her earlier...
Agricultural laborers; Sharecroppers; Tenant farmers; Women photographers
United States -- Arkansas
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