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Mr. Haygood is a 65 year old retired railroad employee who has lived in and around Savannah most of his life. He describes the hard conditions for a black worker in the past decades. "I was working for a farmer in the county [for] eight dollars a month. Eight dollars and dinner for a month's work."
Haygood, Twila, "Mr. Herbert Haygood" (1973). Happiness and Hard Times. 12.