Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Brunswick Stew Dinner Raises Money for Prospect Hill School, 1940

Parent Teachers Association of Prospect Hill selling Brunswick stew dinner in Mebane on the opening day of the tobacco market. They were raising money for a new gymnasium for the Prospect Hill Consolidated School in Caswell County. The photo was taken by WPA worker Marion Post Wolcott in October, 1940. Wolcott was working for the U.S. Farm Security Administration which was part of the Office of War Information. The photo is part of the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

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