Dorothea Lange's Photographs
In the 1930s a photographer named Dorothea Lange was hired by the United States Office of War Information to travel through Mississippi recording daily life. Below are some of her photographs which may help you visualize Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.
These images are in Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives, a collection in American Memory of the Library of Congress Website. The originals are in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.