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Main Street, Roxboro, N. C.
Roxboro Baptist Church, Mebane Memorial Presbyterian Church, Long Memorial Methodist Church, Roxboro, N. C.
Person County Court House, Roxboro, N. C.
1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - North Carolina (NC) - Person County - Roxboro - ED 73-17 to 22

1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - North Carolina (NC) - Person C...

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - North Carolina - Person County

Roxboro High School, Roxboro, N. C.
1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - North Carolina - Person County - Longhurst - ED 73-14, ED 73-15

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - North Carolina - Person County...

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - North Carolina - Person County

Person County Memorial Hospital, Roxboro, N. C.
Loch Lomond, Roxboro, N. C.
Construction detail of double log cabin of Negro share tenants. The cowhide was hung there after being dried on a barn to be used as floor covering. Shelf shows churn, also bucket of water in which baby's bottle is kept cool. Person County, North Carolina

Construction detail of double log cabin of Negro share tenants. The co...

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Daughter of white tobacco sharecropper at country store. Person County, North Carolina

Daughter of white tobacco sharecropper at country store. Person County...

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Annual cleansing day at Wheeley's Church. Person County, North Carolina
North Carolina farm boy in doorway of tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina
Corner of tobacco farmer's front room. Shows enclosed stairway and corner of the new fancy bed. Person County, North Carolina
Iron pot for heating water stands out in the yard of Negro tobacco farmer. Person County, North Carolina

Iron pot for heating water stands out in the yard of Negro tobacco far...

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Note on architecture. A new very fancy log bungalow showing influence of tobacco barn construction. Logs are painted black and white. Near Gordonton, North Carolina
Tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina. Piece of sheet iron on the left is used to cover the opening of the furnace when starting the fire

Tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina. Piece of sheet iron on th...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Wife and child of tobacco sharecropper. The littlest girl comes in from outside for something to eat while mother is doing her housework. The child next to the baby is called in this country the "knee baby". Person County, North Carolina

Wife and child of tobacco sharecropper. The littlest girl comes in fro...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Tombstone in a red clay Negro cemetery. Person County, North Carolina

Tombstone in a red clay Negro cemetery. Person County, North Carolina

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Tobacco sharecropper. Person County, North Carolina
Young farm boys, natives of North Carolina. Person County, North Carolina
Negro plowing corn. He is a tenant who raises mainly tobacco, and has lived here for four years. The corn field is grassy and poor. Off Highway 144. Person County, North Carolina
Substantial looking tobacco farm. Note galvanized imitation shingle roof. Person county, North Carolina

Substantial looking tobacco farm. Note galvanized imitation shingle ro...

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Farm landscape, Person County, North Carolina, showing tobacco fields, pasture, fine woods, white sandy roads, and operator's house between trees at left
Negro sharecropper house. "They treat us better here than where we did live. No privy in sight, had to get water from the spring, so far away that the man was gone twenty minute getting a bucket of water." Person County, North Carolina
Farm boy with his dog as companion ties out cow in pasture bordering the road. Person County, North Carolina
Wife of tobacco sharecropper putting breakfast dishes away. Person County, North Carolina
Farm boy with his dog as companion ties out cow in pasture bordering the road. Person County, North Carolina

Farm boy with his dog as companion ties out cow in pasture bordering t...

This image in a jacket marked "Killed." Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... More

Mailbox and farm along country road in Person County, North Carolina

Mailbox and farm along country road in Person County, North Carolina

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Women walking down the road to see a sick neighbor. Person County, North Carolina

Women walking down the road to see a sick neighbor. Person County, Nor...

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Mr. Whitfield, tobacco sharecropper, with baby on front porch. North Carolina, Person County

Mr. Whitfield, tobacco sharecropper, with baby on front porch. North C...

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Porch leading to kitchen of sharecropper cabin. They have been putting up strawberries. The sack which hangs on the side wall was used as a strainer  Person County, North Carolina
Tobacco barn with front shelter. Olive Hill, North Carolina

Tobacco barn with front shelter. Olive Hill, North Carolina

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Tenants shucking corn in field. Person County, North Carolina

Tenants shucking corn in field. Person County, North Carolina

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Negro tenant topping tobacco. Person County, North Carolina
Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potatoes.  She walks down the row and places the young plants in the holes her father dug with a hoe. They will return down the row, water the plants with a bucket then cover the roots with earth. Olive Hill, North Carolina
Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potatoes. She walks down the row and places the young plants in the holes her father dug with a hoe. They will return down the row, water the plants with a bucket then cover the roots with earth. Olive Hill, North Carolina

Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potato...

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Tobacco sharecropper ready to return to the field. Person County, North Carolina
Car belonging to Negro share tenant family. The mother said they were not running it because they did not have the money to buy tags. "I always say rations and clothes comes before riding. I can stay at home." Near Gordonton, North Carolina
Farm machinery drawn under cover of old tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina
Sharecropper tobacco barn showing tobacco in field across the road Person County, North Carolina. Off Highway 144

Sharecropper tobacco barn showing tobacco in field across the road Per...

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Negro tenant topping tobacco. Person County, North Carolina

Negro tenant topping tobacco. Person County, North Carolina

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Log cabin barn under construction. "Four room" barn near ready for chinking. Negro tenants living nearby say it takes about two weeks to build such a barn. No work was being done on barn when photograph was taken as it was the Fourth of July. Near Concord, Person County, North Carolina
Native of North Carolina. Sunbonnet, and homemade old-fashioned knit gloves. This woman is a member of Wheeley Church congregation. Near Gordonton, North Carolina

Native of North Carolina. Sunbonnet, and homemade old-fashioned knit g...

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Tobacco barn near Gordonton, North Carolina

Tobacco barn near Gordonton, North Carolina

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Substantial looking tobacco farm. Note galvanized imitation shingle roof. Person county, North Carolina
Porch of Negro tenant house, showing household equipment. Person County, North Carolina

Porch of Negro tenant house, showing household equipment. Person Count...

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Tobacco sharecropper. Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco sharecropper. Person County, North Carolina

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Iron pot for heating water stands out in the yard of Negro tobacco farmer. Person County, North Carolina
Corner of kitchen in tobacco sharecropper's home. Person County, North Carolina
Showing construction of tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina

Showing construction of tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina

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Children helping father, tobacco sharecropper, at work in tobacco patch. Person County, North Carolina

Children helping father, tobacco sharecropper, at work in tobacco patc...

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Tobacco barn without front shelter. The footpath across the field leads to the main house. Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco barn without front shelter. The footpath across the field lead...

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Looking down country road in Person County, North Carolina. Note light sandy soil

Looking down country road in Person County, North Carolina. Note light...

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Tobacco barn ready for "putting in". Person County, North Carolina
Person County. Farmer in town idling around the county courthouse. Note Confederate monument characteristic of Southern towns. Roxboro, North Carolina
Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potatoes. She walks down the row and places the young plants in the holes her father dug with a hoe. They will return down the row, water the plants with a bucket then cover the roots with earth. Olive Hill, North Carolina

Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potato...

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Tobacco packhouse. Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco packhouse. Person County, North Carolina

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Negro tenant topping tobacco. Person County, North Carolina
Story-and-a-half weatherboard house. Note chinaberry tree, common for shade. Note soil erosion in foreground. Note corner of tobacco field. Person County, North Carolina

Story-and-a-half weatherboard house. Note chinaberry tree, common for ...

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Porch leading to kitchen of sharecropper cabin. They have been putting up strawberries. The sack which hangs on the side wall was used as a strainer Person County, North Carolina

Porch leading to kitchen of sharecropper cabin. They have been putting...

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Tobacco sharecropper's daughter getting eggs from hen's nest in the henhouse. Enclosure for the pig is just beyond under the pine trees. Person County, North Carolina
Tobacco sharecropper's house. White family. Rural rehabilitation clients. Whitfield family. Near Gordonton, North Carolina

Tobacco sharecropper's house. White family. Rural rehabilitation clien...

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General landscape, showing small rundown and partially deserted settlement. Person County, North Carolina
Wife and children of tobacco sharecropper on front porch. Person County, North Carolina
Mother of sharecropper family and friend coming up the road in the rain, bringing home sacks of vegetables from the neighbor place. Person County, North Carolina. Off Highway 144
Detail of tobacco barn showing log construction and newly plastered furnace in preparation for "putting in". Person County, North Carolina
Negro sharecropper house seen from rear. Note pine trees and light sandy soil. Person County, North Carolina
Tenants shucking corn in field. Person County, North Carolina
Tobacco sharecropper with his oldest daughter. Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco sharecropper with his oldest daughter. Person County, North Ca...

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Tobacco sharecropper and his children working on tobacco patch, "topping" and "worming."
[Route 501, Person County, North Carolina]

[Route 501, Person County, North Carolina]

Caption information for Dorothea Lange photographs. Describes a hill-side farm in Person County, North Carolina. Includes description of the owner's house, and the sharecropper's farm and family. Title devise... More

Wood stacked up preliminary to firing the tobacco. Person County, North Carolina
Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potatoes. She walks down the row and places the young plants in the holes her father has dug with a hoe. They will return down the row, water the plants with a bucket, then cover the roots with earth. Her father hopes to send her to school. Note pine woods and light colored soil. Near Olive Hill, North Carolina

Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potato...

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Negro tenant topping tobacco. Person County, North Carolina
Wife and children of tobacco sharecropper on front porch. Person County, North Carolina

Wife and children of tobacco sharecropper on front porch. Person Count...

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Tobacco farmer, owner of 100 acres. Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco farmer, owner of 100 acres. Person County, North Carolina

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Tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina. Piece of sheet iron on the left is used to cover the opening of the furnace when starting the fire
Negro tenant farmer topping tobacco. Person County, North Carolina
Farmers idling around the courthouse. Roxboro, North Carolina

Farmers idling around the courthouse. Roxboro, North Carolina

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Sharecropper tobacco barn showing tobacco in field across the road Person County, North Carolina. Off Highway 144
Father of sharecropper family. He is sixty-nine years old, has six acres of tobacco, has a large family. Heard in conversation on his porch, "Land is like folks. It gets tired and needs a rest." Person County, North Carolina

Father of sharecropper family. He is sixty-nine years old, has six acr...

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Home of tenant, Hillside Farm. Note lathe fence to protect flowers in yard. They have no privy and haul water. Sacks hanging on line are used to haul tobacco to market. Person County, North Carolina
Negro plowing corn. He is a tenant; raises mainly tobacco; has lived here for four years. The cornfield is grassy and poor. On dirt road from Highway 144. Person County, North Carolina. He is saying "You ain't looking for money, is you?" Person County, North Carolina
General landscape, showing small rundown and partially deserted settlement. Person County, North Carolina

General landscape, showing small rundown and partially deserted settle...

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Tobacco barn with newly plastered furnace in preparation for "putting in." Note main roof of tin and shelter roof of shingles. Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco barn with newly plastered furnace in preparation for "putting ...

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Tobacco sharecropper's wife nurses the baby after washing the dishes and before "straightening up the house." Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco sharecropper's wife nurses the baby after washing the dishes a...

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Tenants shucking corn in field. Person County, North Carolina

Tenants shucking corn in field. Person County, North Carolina

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Annual cleansing day at Wheeley's Church. Person County, North Carolina

Annual cleansing day at Wheeley's Church. Person County, North Carolin...

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Route 501. One mile north of Bethel Hill High School, Person County. Map code: Person 17.
Wife of tobacco sharecropper cleaning butter churn. Person County, North Carolina

Wife of tobacco sharecropper cleaning butter churn. Person County, Nor...

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Hillside Farm road leading from sharecropper's house back to the public road. Disc harrow rusting in field and tobacco pack house with log "odering house" adjoining. Person County, North Carolina
Negro Baptist church. Bushy Fork, North Carolina

Negro Baptist church. Bushy Fork, North Carolina

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Wife and child of tobacco sharecropper. The littlest girl comes in from outside for something to eat while mother is doing her housework. The child next to the baby is called in this country the "knee baby". Person County, North Carolina
Millworker's home six miles north of Roxboro, North Carolina. Person County, North Carolina

Millworker's home six miles north of Roxboro, North Carolina. Person C...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Showing construction of tobacco barn. Person County, North Carolina
Home of tenant, Hillside Farm. Note lathe fence to protect flowers in yard. They have no privy and haul water. Sacks hanging on line are used to haul tobacco to market. Person County, North Carolina

Home of tenant, Hillside Farm. Note lathe fence to protect flowers in ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

White and Negro boy wrestling by side of road. Person County, North Carolina
Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potatoes. She walks down the row and places the young plants in the holes her father has dug with a hoe. They will return down the row, water the plants with a bucket of water, then cover roots with earth. Person County, Olive Hill, North Carolina

Thirteen year old daughter of Negro sharecropper planting sweet potato...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Tobacco sharecropper's daughter getting eggs from hen's nest in the henhouse. Enclosure for the pig is just beyond under the pine trees. Person County, North Carolina

Tobacco sharecropper's daughter getting eggs from hen's nest in the he...

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Wife of tobacco sharecropper in kitchen of home. Person County, North Carolina

Wife of tobacco sharecropper in kitchen of home. Person County, North ...

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