Negro men, women and children pick cotton in fields, Southern United States.
United States USA Date:1941 Duration:1 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Department of Agriculture documentary depicts how rural America used machines to achieve production at a terrible cost to the land and people including erosion and poverty. Southern United States: Eroded land, barren fields. A negro farmer woman dries clothes on a line in a cotton field. Loss of soil from fields. A young negro boy, men and women farmers pick cotton. Dilapidated farm houses. A poor negro woman with her children. A sign reads 'Prepare to Meet God'.
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