July 1939. "Daughter of white tobacco sharecropper at country store. Person County, North Carolina." The rustic emporium seen earlier here and here. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

July 1939 ~ "Daughter of white tobacco sharecropper at country store in Gordonton in Person County, North Carolina." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

Jane Bradsher Coleman (1816-1873), Robert Coleman Cemetery, Roxboro, Person County, NC

Jane Bradsher Coleman (1816-1873), Robert Coleman Cemetery, Roxboro, Person County, NC

"This Will Do" Considered inadequate by most in today's society, this little wooden home in Person County, NC was more than sufficient for some hardy souls back in the day. (2014)  For more photos please check out my page at Scott Garlock Photography https://www.facebook.com/scottgarlockabandoned and if you like what you see, I sure would appreciate a good old fashioned "Page Like" Thank you - Scott

"This Will Do" Considered inadequate by most in today's society, this little wooden home in Person County, NC was more than sufficient for some hardy souls back in the day. (2014) For more photos please check out my page at Scott Garlock Photography https://www.facebook.com/scottgarlockabandoned and if you like what you see, I sure would appreciate a good old fashioned "Page Like" Thank you - Scott

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+  Young men at At Tuck's filling station. Person County, North Carolina.  July 1939 Dorothea Lange.

Young men at Tuck's filling station, Person County, North Carolina, United States, photograph by Dorothea Lange.

Tobacco sharecropper child playing. Note burlap covered playhouse.   Person County, North Carolina, 1939

More pictures of children. Colored boys playing on top of Coca Cola stand, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1938 Girls of Lincoln Bench .

Jesse H. Person 1st Lt. Co E 1st NC Cavalry, Killed in a cavalry charge at the Battle of Gettysburg. He was born in Franklin County, NC

Jesse H. Co E NC Cavalry, Killed in a cavalry charge at the Battle of Gettysburg. He was born in Franklin County, NC

Dorothea Lange - Crossroads Store, Person County, North Carolina - 1939

Country store on dirt road, Sunday afternoon. Gordonton, North Carolina, By Dorothea Lange This photo really warms me and makes me wish I was there.

Two of over a hundred local farm-raised American bison currently reside on over 180 acres at Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farms, LLC in Person county, NC. Owners Jack and Sandy Pleasant have raised bison since 2001 on Jack's family farmland. They sell their packaged frozen bison meats at the Carrboro and Durham Farmer's markets in the western triangle. Photo: Harry Lynch - The News & Observer

Two of over a hundred local farm-raised American bison currently reside on over 180 acres at Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farms, LLC in Person county, NC. Owners Jack and Sandy Pleasant have raised bison since 2001 on Jack's family farmland. They sell their packaged frozen bison meats at the Carrboro and Durham Farmer's markets in the western triangle. Photo: Harry Lynch - The News & Observer

Millworker's children eating watermelon. Six miles north of Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina

When I was little they stripped the youngsters to their underwear and let them eat watermelon outside where the sticky, sweet juice could be washed off everything with the water hose!

47 Gazebo Court in Canton, NC - MLS# 3287532 - Own a true piece of Haywood County history. Built in 1904, the Garden Farm comes with a past as colorful as its beautiful setting, and has remained in the same family since. Constructed from timbers harvested on the property, the home features numerous hand crafted details. Maintained and updated with integrity so as not to detract from the elegance of its design. Pictures may be worth a thousand words, but a personal visit is priceless!

47 Gazebo Court in Canton, NC - MLS# 3287532 - Own a true piece of Haywood County history. Built in 1904, the Garden Farm comes with a past as colorful as its beautiful setting, and has remained in the same family since. Constructed from timbers harvested on the property, the home features numerous hand crafted details. Maintained and updated with integrity so as not to detract from the elegance of its design. Pictures may be worth a thousand words, but a personal visit is priceless!

July 1939. Whitfield family. Wife of tobacco sharecropper drying the baby after its bath in the kitchen. Person County, North Carolina, near Gordonton. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange

Wife of tobacco sharecropper drying the baby after its bath in the kitchen. Person County, North Carolina, near Gordonton. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the FSA.

Young sharecropper and his first child. Hillside Farm. Person County, North Carolina. 1939 Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits

by Dorothea Lange Young sharecropper and his first child, Hillside Farm, Person County, North Carolina, 19

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