Monday, October 3, 2016

Caswell County Farmer Emery Hooper Shows Off New Tractor, Plow, 1940

Emery Hooper, a farmer near Prospect Hill in Caswell County, talks with Connie B. Gay, an FSA county supervisor, about his tractor and disc plow purchased with a FSA (Farm Security Administration) service loan. The photo was taken by Marion Post Wolcott in October, 1940. Wolcott was taking publicity pictures for the U.S. Farm Security Administration. The photo is part of the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

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