Thursday, November 19, 2015

Planting Sweet Potatoes South Carolina 1862

James Hopkinson's Plantation. Planting sweet potatoes. African American men and women hoe and plow the earth while others cut piles of sweet potatoes for planting. One man sits in a horse-drawn cart.

Edisto Island, South Carolina, April 8, 1862.

Photographer Henry P. Moore. New York Historical Society.