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Novelist William Faulkner Was Born


Wife of a sharecropper, Lee County, Mississippi, 1935

Faulkner's characters often endured terrible struggles, but he treated them with dignity

CREDIT: Rothstein, Arthur, photographer. “Wife of Negro sharecropper, Lee County, Mississippi,” 1935. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USF33-T01-002050-M5

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