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Jorena Pettway sorting peas inside her smokehouse. She still has many fruits and vegetables, which she canned last year, on the shelves around her. Gee's Bend, Alabama

1939, printed later Marion Post Wolcott Born: Montclair, New Jersey 1910 Died: Santa Barbara, California 1990 gelatin silver print sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott 1998.120.44 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture - farm - smokehouse

Ethnic - African-American

Landscape - Alabama - Gee's Bend

Object - foodstuff

Object - other - container

Occupation - domestic - cooking

Portrait female - Pettway, Jorena - knee length

New Deal - Farm Security Administration

photography - photoprint

paper

gelatin silver

About Marion Post Wolcott

Born: Montclair, New Jersey 1910 Died: Santa Barbara, California 1990

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