old porch photos, porches
1939
Person County, North Carolina
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The head of the family on the front porch of his farmhouse, July 1939.

 

tobacco barn, old tobacco barn
1939
Person County, North Carolina
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A key element of a tobacco farm is the smokehouse that would be used to cure the tobacco.  Here the young son of the family stands (in bare feet!) at the door of the curing barn.  

 

worming tobacco photos
1939
Person County, North Carolina
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The father and two daughters inspect the leaves - they will be ready to cut soon.