Black women and men hoe sugar cane in Louisiana

Image

http://www.johnson.digitalamherst.org/files/original/cj_la_16_8a1553d6e5.jpg

Title

Black women and men hoe sugar cane in Louisiana

Subject

Louisiana
African Americans
Agriculture
Farms
Hoes
Sugarcane

Description

Black men and women hoe rows of sugar cane in a large field in Louisiana. An overseer on a mule watches them.

Creator

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940

Source

Published opposite page 51 in Highways and Byways of the Mississippi Valley, by Clifton Johnson.

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1902

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the Clifton Johnson Photograph Collection

Format

image/jpg

Type

Photographs

Identifier

CJ-7-19-08-GPN16

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Citation

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, “Black women and men hoe sugar cane in Louisiana,” Digital Amherst, accessed September 15, 2019, http://digitalamherst.org/items/show/1255.