My maternal grandparents were subsistence farmers in Logan County, and my paternal grandparents were Arkansas sharecroppers
until my father came back from World War II with $10,000 in poker winnings and bought them property across the state line in Oklahoma.
According to Vanity Fair, "Levy's show does for today's coal miners what Walker Evans did for the sharecroppers
and tenant farmers in the Dust Bowl.
C Sounder - Black sharecroppers
during the Depression fight to get their children a decent education in this multiple-Oscar nominated classic starring Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield.
Historians, classicists, and scholars of religion consider such topics as society and settlement from 146 to 44 BCE, freed-persons and things in 1 Corinthians, sharecroppers
and subsistence farming in Corinthian historical context, how a land bridge framed the commercial economy of Roman Corinth, religion and magic in Roman Corinth, and gendered inequalities in the early empire.
Delta Fragments: The Recollections of a Sharecropper
's Son is the autobiographical writings of John Oliver, the son of black sharecroppers
who attended segregated schools in Mississippi during the 1950's and 60's, and eventually left the area to earn multiple degrees and become a tenured professor.
Simpleton Steve Martin is raised by black sharecroppers
in a disarmingly stupid Carl Reiner comedy from Steve's 'earlier, funnier' phase.
He was the son of Arkansas sharecroppers
, a combat infantryman in the Korean War, mayor of Concord, Calif.
So where did the energy come from to send hundreds of sharecroppers
to the Registrar's door steps, day after day, month after month--in spite of threats and people dying?
Reverby discovered the unpublished study while conducting research on the infamous Tuskegee syphilis experiment, begun in 1932, in which government researchers permitted 400 poor, black sharecroppers
in Alabama to suffer from the disease into the 1970s, decades after the widespread use of penicillin to treat it.
The ruling Left Front was portrayed as "pro-poor" and the sharecroppers
were the direct beneficiaries of its land-reforms policies.
BETSEY COPELAND, DEBBY EGGER, AND VIRGINIA FOREMAN: the sharecroppers
This New Deal agency hired a small band of photographers to take pictures of Mexican migrant workers, African American sharecroppers
, and Dust Bowl refugees.