Tobacco Bag Stringing
Mildred Jones

MISS MILDRED JONES, Leaksville, North Carolina, age 23, single, but lives with four brothers and sisters as follows: Hazel, 17 years. Joseph, 14 years. Allen, 4 years. Lucille, 7 years.

INCOME: Her mother works in the Spray mill making $29.44 per month. Her sister's husband works on W.P.A. at $16 a week.

HOME CONDITIONS: They rent a four room house at $15 a month. She earns about $10 a month on bags, but states that she can do without them if necessary. The income from these bags is spent on her personal necessities. Her home is fairly well furnished and kept very orderly and clean.

[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.]