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Caption (Original Description)

Parkin (vicinity), Arkansas. The families of evicted sharecroppers from the Dibble plantation. Were legally evicted the week of January 12, 1936. The plantation having charged that by membership in the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union they were engaging in a conspiracy to retain their homes, this contention being granted by the court. The evictions, though at the point of a gun, were quite legal

Photographer

John Vachon

Lot Number (Shooting Assignment)

None

Call Number (Library of Congress)

LC-USF34-014007