Cambridge, MA: MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology] Press, 1973. First Edition.
Richards' first book, a monograph that consists of photographs taken in West Memphis, Arkansas, during his 1968 tenure with VISTA. An examination into the lives of African-American workers living far below the poverty line. One of the most important twentieth century photo books on American culture outside the mainstream.
Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket, an exceptional copy of a book normally found in much lesser condition.