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William Ratcliffe and his home, Wadesboro, # 3, Anson County, June 1937

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Item information

Title:
William Ratcliffe and his home, Wadesboro, # 3, Anson County, June 1937
Topics:
Agriculture
Subjects:
African American farmers
Farmhouses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 9 x 15 cm
Item identifier:
0050204
Photographer:
Created Date:
Description:
Title continues: William Ratcliffe was a tenant farmer who worked on shares for a number of years. Saved his earnings and bought a farm. Built a good house, raised and educated six children. Is good citizen respected by Whites and African Americans. Advises his people to be honest, hard working, and to save what they make.
Genre:
Portrait photographs
Location:
Anson County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs
Living Off the Land

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Farming. African Americans (UA023.007.091) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
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Funding:
Digitization of this material was made possible, in part, through the support of the North Carolina Farm Bureau, the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation, and the North Carolina Tobacco Research Commission.

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