Janice Locus-Kent shared this picture of her father, Divous “Lee” Locus, a sharecropper’s son from Black Creek who is pictured on a farm in a tobacco field in 1944. In the picture, 12-year-old Lee is the babysitter of 2-year-old Charlie Mincey, who is seated on a wooden tricycle. The Wilson Times is publishing historical photos of Wilson County life and landmarks in this space each day. To share your snapshots, email the picture and caption to Lori Parrish at email@example.com with the subject line “Remember When” or bring it to the Times office at 2001 Downing St. SW during regular business hours.
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