Bird's eye view showing African American workers waiting for back pay at the American Sumatra Tobacco Corp. in Quincy, Florida.

Bird's eye view showing African American workers waiting for back pay at the American Sumatra Tobacco Corp. in Quincy, Florida.


Image Number

  • TD00206B

Year

  • 1956

Date Note

  • Photographed on December 20, 1956.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "This crowd was gathered yesterday morning in front of American Sumatra Tobacco Company's warehouse at least two hours before the company opened its doors to begin paying out $71,000 to 420 [employees] in back pay the Supreme Court recently ruled the company owed its [employees]."

Rights

Photographer/Personal Author

Additional Corporate Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30740B.
Bird's eye view showing African American workers waiting for back pay at the American Sumatra Tobacco Corp. in Quincy, Florida.
Bird's eye view showing African American workers waiting for back pay at the American Sumatra Tobacco Corp. in Quincy, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Murphy, Jack. Bird's eye view showing African American workers waiting for back pay at the American Sumatra Tobacco Corp. in Quincy, Florida. 1956. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/260688>, accessed 17 January 2019.

MLA

Murphy, Jack. Bird's eye view showing African American workers waiting for back pay at the American Sumatra Tobacco Corp. in Quincy, Florida. 1956. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Jan. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/260688>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Murphy)