Harrison County Photographs

 

Two farmers talking together, Marshall, Texas

The photographs on this pages are from the American Memory Collections which is a part of the The Library of Congress website. The photographer is Russell Lee.

Portrait of Russell Lee, FSA (Farm Security Administration) photographer
1 Home of Negro sharecropper near Marshall, Texas
2 Ruins of old plantation house near Marshall, Texas
3 Itinerant preacher broadcasting to his audience by means of public address system on streets of Marshall, Texas
4 Tenant farmer on thirds and fourths near Marshall, Texas
5 Negro woman, wife of sharecropper, preparing "poke-salad." This is a green which grows wild in the South and which Southern Negroes and many of the whites consider an essential spring tonic. Near Marshall, Texas.
6 Tenant farmer on thirds and fourths near Marshall, Texas.
7 Clothes of Negro sharecropper's family. Near Marshall, Texas.
8 East Texas farmer and his wife eating dinner. Marshall, Texas
9 Two farmers talking together, Marshall, Texas
10 Mail wagon. Marshall, Texas
11 Dipping water from well near Marshall, Texas.
12 Blacksmith shop. Marshall, Texas
13 Old Negro men, Marshall, Texas
14 Old farmer and his wife on front porch of their home near Marshall, Texas.
15 Negro boy drinking "milk" made of flour and water. He was sick and his mother, the wife of a sharecropper, had given him this as a delicacy. Near Marshall, Texas.
16 Privy of Negro sharecropper near Marshall, Texas.
17 Wife of Negro sharecropper teaching her children their ABCs. Near Marshall, Texas
18 Child of Negro sharecropper looking out window of cabin home. There is a great deal of malaria in this section bad and no screening being a contributing cause. Near Marshall, Texas.
19 Courthouse square, Marshall, Texas. Saturday afternoon.
20 Ruins of old plantation house near Marshall, Texas.
21 Daughter of Negro sharecropper drinking from hollow gourd. Near Marshall, Texas
22 Blind man and his wife, old-time farmers near Marshall, Texas
23 Home of tenant farmer with mud and straw chimney. Near Marshall, Texas
24 Wife of old farmer living near Marshall, Texas.
25 Blacksmith sharpening cultivator point south of Marshall, Texas.
26 Negro farmer with supplies in wagon, Marshall, Texas.
27 Group of Negroes on bench in square, Marshall, Texas
28 Child of Negro sharecropper. Near Marshall, Texas.
29 Mail wagon. Marshall, Texas.
30 Night baseball, Marshall, Texas.
31 Garden enclosed by picket fence to keep out rabbits, pigs, dogs, chickens, etc. near Marshall, Texas.
32 Old Negro (former slave) with horn with which slaves were called. Near Marshall, Texas.
33 Son of Negro farmer in front of cabin south of Marshall, Texas
34 Courthouse square. Marshall, Texas
35 Oldtime east Texas farmer who is now blind, near Harleton, Texas
36 Spring plowing in cut-over region of east Texas near Harleton, Texas
37 East Texas farm owner rolling up old barbed wire near Harleton, Texas
38 East Texas farm owner near Harleton, Texas
39 Spring plowing in cut-over region of east Texas near Harleton, Texas
40 Spring plowing in cut-over region of east Texas near Harleton, Texas
41 East Texas farm owner near Harleton, Texas
   
   

 


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