Map 4: Agricultural Complex, Sharecroppers’ Village, 1940
Questions for Maps 3 and 4
2. Locate the Bachelors’ Academy on Maps 3 and 4 and the Commissary on Map 4. The school was ¾ of a mile from the Commissary. Estimate how far children walked to school from each of the residences, both owners’ and sharecroppers, assuming that the children walked along the roads. How far would they walk to buy candy at the Commissary?
3. What buildings in the agricultural complex section of the sharecroppers’ village suggest other crops, besides cotton, that were grown on the Shields-Ethridge Farm?
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