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cotton on porch.jpg
Cotton sits on the porch of a sharecropper's home, waiting to be collected and sold by the White farm owner. Black sharecroppers grow and harvest cotton, then the White landowners take the cotton into town and sell it. After "calculating the debts"…

Dorothea Lange - Thirteen-year old sharecropper boy near Americus, Georgia, 1937.jpg
African American boy behind a plow in rural Georgia, from 1937

African American family pictured outside their cabin in Virginia, c. 1900

Woman and children picking peanuts by hand on a farm in rural Virginia.

A Negro sharecropper's son "worming" tobacco leaves on a sharecropping tobacco farm in Wake County, North Carolina.
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