Creator

Date Original

1936

Description

This collection contains a report written by the Works Progress Administration office in Little Rock, Arkansas regarding complaints by sharecroppers in eastern Arkansas in 1936.

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1936 the Works Progress Administration in Little Rock wrote a report regarding complaints by sharecroppers in Cross County, Arkansas. In December 1935 Mr. C.H. Dibble, a Cross County, Arkansas farmer, forcibly evicted sixteen sharecroppers from his farm. Dibble took this action after receiving a certified letter from a Memphis attorney in which he learned these sharecroppers had joined the Southern Tenant Farmers Union.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.063.009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

W.P.A. sharecropper evictions report, SMC.064.009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

W.P.A. sharecropper evictions report, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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