Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wordless Wednesday
What Crime did they Commit

Parchman Penal Farm. Female prisoners sewing.

Mississippi Parchman Penal Farm
Female Prisoners Sewing

Photograph courtesy of Mississippi Department of Archives and History

2 comments:

  1. Being black in Mississippi in 1930?

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    1. I'm sure there are some "real criminals" among this group but I thought of the character Sofia from the Color Purple when viewing this photo.

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