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1937 Print Great Depression William Houck Davis Natchez Mississippi Adams FZ3

1937 Print Great Depression William Houck Davis Natchez Mississippi Adams FZ3

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This is an original 1937 halftone print portrait of William Davis of Natchez, Mississippi. The caption writes, "Sharecropper. Pays one-fourth, owns own mules. Wife and child away. Begging for work, extremely poor. In cupboard had only hunk of salt pork..." This image was taken to demonstrate the number of unemployed people in the United States during the late 1930s. Photography by William G. Houck Jr.

CONDITION

This 74+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches; 16 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: portrait, African American, Charity, Relief, Depression, Recession

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