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Caption (Original Description)

Grandfather of fifty-six children. Chesnee, South Carolina. He left a 300 acre farm in the North Carolina mountains when his parents died fifty-five years ago. The farm afforded insufficient living and there was no work. He walked forty-five miles to Chesnee where he has lived ever since as a sharecropper

Photographer

Dorothea Lange

Created

July 1937

Classification (Original Tagging System)

Lot Number (Shooting Assignment)

1527

Call Number (Library of Congress)

LC-USF34-018135