The daily morning gathering at City Hall

Description
During his time with the F.S.A., Mydans was sent to the southeastern and south central states primarily to document the production of cotton in those regions. While on assignment in Arkansas, he took this picture of men sitting on the "Loafer's Wall." The "wall" was located in front of City Hall and served as a meeting place for the community.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
Date made
1936-06
1936
photographer
Mydans, Carl
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
place made
United States: Arkansas, Batesville
ID Number
2005.0228.012
accession number
2005.0228
catalog number
2005.0228.012
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Carl Mydans
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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