Delta Road, near New Orleans, La. Emile Riche, a farmer,...  family photo

Delta Road, near New Orleans, La. Emile Riche, a farmer,...

Delta Road, near New Orleans, La. Emile Riche, a farmer, has a small place bordering the levee, and for a period of years has been fighting the Parish officials for payments due him for damages to hi ... show more

Delta Road, near New Orleans, La. Emile Riche, a farmer, has a small place bordering the levee, and for a period of years has been fighting the Parish officials for payments due him for damages to his property in the flood of 1927. He used this method of advertising by converting his barns and fences into a medium for visual statement
1 photographic print.
Photograph shows Emile Riche standing next to wall of barn covered with writing about his legal claim; also shows starving man with two well-fed men above him labelled depression and starvation.
  • Title from item.
  • Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information collection.
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • Depressions--Louisiana--1930-1940.
  • Walls--Louisiana--1930-1940.
  • Signs (Notices)--Louisiana--1930-1940.
  • Graffiti--Louisiana--1930-1940.
  • Barns--Louisiana--1930-1940.
  • Farmers--Louisiana--1930-1940.
  • Actions & defenses--Louisiana--1930-1940.
  • Photographic prints--1930-1940.
Block, Lou, 1895-1969, photographer

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