Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Russell Lee

 Negro musicians playing accordion and washboard in automobile. 
Near New Iberia, Louisiana, 1938

 Negro stevedore with sack of oysters on back, Olga, Louisiana, 1938

 Negro stevedores sleeping on pile of lumber on bow of packet boat 
on Mississippi River below New Orleans, 1938

 Negro tenant farmer on his front porch. This farm is owned by an out-of-state woman and has been rented by this family of Negroes for eleven years. South of Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1939

 Negroes kneeling at graves of relatives, and being blessed 
by priest with holy water, New Roads, Louisiana, 1938

 Negroes waiting at streetcar terminal for cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1939

 New Madrid County, Missouri. Sharecropper's wife chopping cotton, 
Southeast Missouri Farms Project, 1938

 Oil field worker drinking water, Kilgore, Texas, 1939

 Oil field worker, Kilgore, Texas, 1939

Old Negro (former slave) with horn with which slaves were called. Near Marshall, Texas, 1939

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