21 January 2007

local hangout of 1939

Creator: Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910- -- Photographer
[African Americans conversing and drinking beers in a bar,
Clarksdale, Mississippi Delta, November 1939.]

Farm Security Administration Collection.
Created Date: November 1939

Found at NYPL Digital Gallery

2 comments:

darren said...

Fascinating documentary shot...behind those smiles would have been the pain of stories of 1930's discrimination and prejudice. Thanks for sharing your find with us!

jeanne said...

my favorite woman and one of my favorite places, the Mississippi delta.