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The FSA captioned this one - a bunch of men hanging outside the Batesville Courthouse in Independence Co., AR.

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Photo from the FSA collection of the Library of Congress

Date: 2012-01-11 08:58 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
This photo offers me so many lines of thinking. Were they farmers? Was this taken during the depression? If they were farmers, was it just before harvest time? Was it a Saturday afternoon and the farmers of the community usually gathered around the courthouse for an afternoon visit? Were they there for a court hearing? Were they waiting the outcome of a trial? I wish I could get answers to my questions!
Nancy from My Ancestors and Me

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