Tobacco Bag Stringing
Mrs. Frank Huffman

HUFFMAN, MRS. FRANK, aged 22, husband 32, one infant child, resides at Reddies River, Wilkes Co., N.C.

HOME CONDITIONS: The husband either owns, or is a squatter, on a two-room shack and 50 acres of land. The house is very old and has holes in the walls for windows. It is very dirty and poorly furnished. They own two steers, a cow, a hog, and 16 chickens.

INCOME: Husband works for PWA 16 days a month, make $24.00. At the present time he is only working 8 days, as he is putting in his crops. The wife has only been stringing a very short while and is very inefficient. She states she does not mind stringing bags. She averages about $22 a month.

[Source: "Tobacco Bag Stringing Operations in North Carolina and Virginia." Richmond, Va.: 1939. North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]