Carrying Cotton to the Gin, U.S. South, 1850s

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Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1853-54), vol. 8, p. 457. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

With slave cabins in the background, shows men and women carrying baskets of picked cotton to the gin. Illustrates an article (pp. 447 ff.) "cotton and its cultivation," by T.B. Thorpe of Louisiana.