- Look closely at the photo. What do you notice about the people as well as their living and working conditions?
- Sharecropping replaced slavery kept formerly enslaved people poor and unable to gain enough money to purchase any land. Describe how this is a form of oppression.
Lange, Dorothea, "Family of one of the evicted sharecroppers from Arkansas who has been resettled at Hill House, Mississippi," July 1936. Courtesy of Library of Congress