Migrants playing checkers (with bottle caps), on a juke joint porch after a "freeze-out" of vegetable crops. Near Okeechobee, Florida

  • Marion Post Wolcott, Migrants playing checkers (with bottle caps), on a juke joint porch after a "freeze-out" of vegetable crops. Near Okeechobee, Florida, 1940, printed later, gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott, 1998.120.25

Title
Migrants playing checkers (with bottle caps), on a juke joint porch after a "freeze-out" of vegetable crops. Near Okeechobee, Florida
Artist
Date
1940, printed later
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott

Mediums Description
gelatin silver print
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – farm – harvesting
  • Figure group – male
  • Ethnic – African-American
  • Recreation – sport and play – checkers
  • New Deal – Farm Security Administration
  • Landscape – Florida – Okeechobee
Object Number
1998.120.25
Palette
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