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Asleep on His Feet: 1938

Asleep on His Feet: 1938

Summer 1938. "Negro asleep. Florence County, South Carolina." 3¼x4¼ negative in the FSA archive attributed to "Cox, photographer." View full size.

 

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Maybe it's something in the water

I live in Florence, and I had to retire 17 years ago due to narcolepsy. I come from a long line of narcoleptics, and they all were from Florence County or nearby.

Same skill as sleeping on a broom handle.

He'd find that skill useful in the army. I know I did some 20 years later.

Narcolepsy?

Either that or he had been working way too long!

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