Harry Mitchell

Harry Leland Mitchell, co-founder of the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union (STFU), at the union’s Memphis offices; 1938. The STFU became an important voice for mistreated tenant farmers of the South during the Great Depression.

Young white man in shirt and tie sitting in an office with his leg p on the chair and smoking a cigarette

From the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union Records #3472, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill