Pickens Home, ca. 1900

The home of Ruby Pickens (1880-1974) in Livingston, Sumter County, ca. 1900. She was born and raised in Livingston, and worked to preserve the heritage of Sumter County, most notably with ethnomusicologist John Lomax. He was in the region after the Great Depression collecting recordings for the Archive of American Folk Songs at the Library of Congress.

Courtesy of Christopher Rose