Short Staple Cotton Press, South Carolina, 1880
Although published after the Civil War, this scene could have been witnessed during the later antebellum period. The illustration accompanies a long descriptive article on cotton production, Cotton, in the Coast and Upland Fields of South Carolina, by Jennie Haskell (pp. 567-574).
Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly (1880), vol. 9, p. 572.
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North America--South Carolina
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