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Vicksburg: 1936

Vicksburg: 1936

March 1936. "Negro houses. Vicksburg, Mississippi." 8x10 inch nitrate negative by Walker Evans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

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Social immobility? Architectural immobility?

The big white house in the background raises to the suspicion that not all that much had changed since 1865.

Maybe both the big white house and the small unadorned - let's be honest - cabins had already been there in some form or other for at least 75 years?

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