African American cotton trader standing in front of Greenhaw Bro's Cotton Buyers entrance. Store front view in Marianna, Arkansas with cotton chopping hoes for sale. Resettlement Administration photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.
African American women at Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Description with photo says, "Decorating a soldier's grave in one of the Negro sections on Memorial Day." Apparently even Arlington Cemetery was segregated in the 1940s. FSA / OWI photo by photographer Esther Bubley, 1943. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.