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  • Subject (Images): Laborers
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    • J. H. Hampton Buggy Co.

    • 1885
    • Rockingham Community College
    • Workers and buggies outside the J. H. Hampton Buggy Co. The Hampton Buggy Co. was organized in 1879 by J. H. Hampton, founder, his son W. W. Hampton, D. F. King and J. M. Hopper. The factory consisted of 3 buildings on Washington St. in...
    • Beasleys Saw Mill

    • 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920
    • Benson Museum of Local History
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    • Threshing Demonstration

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Davie County Public Library
    • A new era of agricultural practices began in 1918 with the appointment of the county's first farm agent, employed to instruct and advise farmers on better practices. In 1922, E.C. Tatum was employed to teach vocational agriculture at Mocksville...
    • Tobacco Grading, 1940s-1950s

    • 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960
    • Benson Museum of Local History
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    • Tobacco Farmer

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows a African American farm worker driving a John Deere tractor pulling two tobacco drags filled with harvested tobacco leaves. A young African American child sits behind the man.
    • Mule and Tobacco Drag

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Photos show a tobacco drag being pulled by a mule down a dirt path. The mule is being driven by an African American farm worker. Behind them is a field. On the far side of the field are tobacco barns and out buildings.
    • Man and Boy with Tobacco

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows an African American man and boy standing in front of a field of tobacco. The boy is holding a tobacco stick with a cut tobacco plant hanging from it, possibly for curing.
    • Man with Cane

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows older African American man walking down a dirt road which leads to a farm house and building. Huge trees hide the house in the background.
    • Sallie Davis with Watermelon

    • 1951
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows Sallie Davis sitting on a grassy bank eating a watermelon.
    • Tobacco Workers

    • 1956
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows farm workers preparing tobacco to go to market. It has been cured and now it will be removed from the sticks and sorted by quality of the cured leaf.
    • Mule and Farmer in Tobacco Field

    • 1956
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image is a long shot showing an African American farm worker driving a tobacco drag, or sled, across an empty plowed field. The tobacco drag is pulled by a mule.
    • Tobacco Workers

    • 1956
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows farm workers preparing tobacco to go to market. It has been cured and now it will be removed from the sticks and sorted by quality of the cured leaf.
    • Cutting Tobacco Sticks

    • 1956
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows two men cutting tobacco sticks for use in the harvesting and curing process. Tobacco would be attached to the stick with twine then hung for curing.

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