Sharecroppers, Greene County

Cotton sharecroppers in Greene County, 1937. The sociologist Arthur F. Raper studied the county in the 1930s and found that soil depletion, low cotton prices, and boll weevil attacks were causing a massive outmigration of farmers. Photograph by Dorothea Lange.

Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries