Cotton farming was a major product at the Lake Dick Project in Arkansas but it was hard, grueling and back breaking work as can be seen in these photographs taken by Russell Lee in 1938.
Young children often went to the cotton fields with their parents
Overseer of Cotton pickers
Day Laborers were hired as cotton pickers on the Lake Dick Project, Arkansas
Some of the Day Labors picking cotton at Lake Dick September 1938
This man lived in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and was paid 75 cents a day for 100 pounds of cotton
This woman is dragging a heavy load of cotton
Day labors, and families return from a long day in the field picking cotton at Lake Dick
As dusk sets, the day laborers wait to be paid.
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