Plantation Store: 1936

Plantation Store: 1936

Men sitting on the front porch of a plantation store in the Mississippi Delta. The sign reads "Bellgrade Lumber Company - General Merchandise - Lake Charles Plantation". U.S. Government Motor Gasoline, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and a couple of Coca-Cola signs. Photograph taken in July 1936 by Dorothea Lange. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. Historical photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: nitrate negative.