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Author Agee, James, 1909-1955.
Title Cotton tenants : three families / James Agee ; [photographs by] Walker Evans ; edited by John Summers ; preface by Adam Haslett.
Published Brooklyn, NY : Melville House ; [Chicago] : Baffler, c2013.
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 Floor3  HN79.A4 A535 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 224 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents Editor's note / by John Summers -- A poet's brief / by Adam Haslett -- Business -- Shelter -- Food -- Clothing -- Work -- Picking season -- Education -- Leisure -- Health -- Appendix 1. On Negroes -- Appendix 2. Landowners.
Summary On assignment for "Fortune" magazine in 1936, Agee and Evans set out to explore the plight of sharecroppers during the Great Depression. Published for the first time, Agee's original dispatch (accompanied by 25 of Evans' historic photographs) is an unsparing record of three families at a desperate time.
Subject Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Travel -- Alabama.
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975 -- Travel -- Alabama.
Cotton farmers -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Tenant farmers -- Alabama -- Hale County -- Social conditions.
Farm tenancy -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Cotton farmers -- Alabama -- Hale County -- Social conditions.
Hale County (Ala.) -- Rural conditions.
Alabama -- Rural conditions.
Related Names Evans, Walker, 1903-1975.
Summers, John, 1971-
Haslett, Adam.
ISBN 1612192122
9781612192123
OCLC number 813931047