Picking Cotton

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Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Edith Rasmussen and her daughter, Helen Rasmussen, picking cotton in a cotton field. Edith is wearing a wide brimmed hat, a long-sleeved shirt, and dark pants. She has slung across her shoulder a long bag that extends so far past her frame that her daughter, who is barefoot, is sitting on it. A thick patch of grass is in the foreground and an expansive cotton field is visible in the background.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 12 x 10 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 87 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Danish Heritage Preservation Society provides thousands of items depicting the history of Danish people in Texas. The items include photographs, postcards, legal documents, and books that date from the 1860s.

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Description

Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Edith Rasmussen and her daughter, Helen Rasmussen, picking cotton in a cotton field. Edith is wearing a wide brimmed hat, a long-sleeved shirt, and dark pants. She has slung across her shoulder a long bag that extends so far past her frame that her daughter, who is barefoot, is sitting on it. A thick patch of grass is in the foreground and an expansive cotton field is visible in the background.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 12 x 10 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

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Picking Cotton, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223942/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.