• African American Sharecropper Family Picking Cotton

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    The role of African Americans in the agricultural history of the United States includes their work when they were enslaved on cotton and tobacco plantations in the Antebellum South. After the Emancipation Proclamation, most stayed in farming as very poor sharecroppers who rarely owned land.


    Offering a 3 ½ x 5 ½ sepia toned Real Photo Postcard showing what appears to be a family of African Americans picking cotton. The group includes a young girl, a couple of men and women. The address panel is unused.


    Generally excellent condition with expected wear. Circa probably turn of the 20th century.


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