Farming sweet potatoes

Title

Farming sweet potatoes

Subject

Booker T. Washington; farming; sweet potatoes

Description

From Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization, the image's caption reads: "Mr. Washington was a great believer in the sweet potato. He personally supervised the work of preparing for sweet potato planting."

Creator

Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe

Source

Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization (Doubleday, 1916). Electronic version via Documenting the American South

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 451 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Spring 2016

Date

1916

Contributor

Janneken Smucker

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Book illustration

Files

Washington_farm.jpg

Citation

Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe, “Farming sweet potatoes,” Goin' North, accessed May 20, 2019, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/954.