National Sharecroppers Fund Photographs

Accession Number: 
LAV000393
Userestrict: 
Patrons must make an appointment with the AV Department prior to visiting.
Extent: 
5 linear feet (8 MB, 1 OS)
Date: 
1946-1975, bulk 1957-1970

The National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF) was incorporated in 1943 and grew out of “National Sharecroppers Week,” an annual event intended to rally support for the Southern Tenant Farmers Union. NSF was founded to provide financial assistance and information on government aid programs to organizations dedicated to improving living conditions for the rural poor. The photograph collection consists of images documenting NSF activities and the lives of sharecroppers and their families from the 1940s through to the mid 1970s.

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