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The Good Earth: 1940

The Good Earth: 1940

May 1940. "Negro tobacco planter's family. The three children in the background are those of a neighbor. Near Farrington, Chatham County, North Carolina." Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Nothing like Big Tobacco using child labor to push cancer sticks and make 'em cheap as possible!

Farrington's come a long way

Farrington, just south of Chapel Hill, is home to one of the most exclusive planned communities in North Carolina, with a five-star restaurant, inn, and upscale shops. I wonder if these folks are standing in the very fields that today are the home to Farrington's Belted Galloway cows.

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