DescriptionAfrican American male sitting on a tractor in a field.
The Neely family of Madisonville. Elijah Neely, who operates and owns a 160 acre farm, eighty of which is in cultivation. Nealy bought the farm in 1927, and now that his sons have moved off the farm, he can handle the entire farm himself with the addition of the tractor. He says that "the tractor is an old man's friend."
Although some of the descriptions of photographs in this collection have been altered for clarity, a majority of the descriptions are transcribed verbatim from the back of the photographs and reflect the language of those times.
Sloan (1948). Neely Farm. Physical: Agricultural Communications and Journalism Program, Texas A&M University; Digital: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, <a href="mailto:email@example.com">Email</a>, Phone: 979-845-1951, <a href="http://cushing.library.tamu.edu/">Website</a>. Available electronically from