Smolski described this as being part of the "rural slums" of North Carolina. In the 1970s, rural North Carolina was poverty-stricken and held the larger populations of African-American families. This photo is an example of the economic distress and lack of resources in a poverty-stricken area.
Single family dwelling
Slums -- North Carolina; Rural poverty -- North Carolina; Rural African Americans -- North Carolina; Famers -- Socioeconomic conditions;
Smolski, Chester, "Rural North Carolina" (1970). Browse All. 1070.
housing, slums, land use, rural, poverty