[Cotton Picking]


Photograph of workers and children picking cotton in a field.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 22 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1881..1899].


This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and was provided by Mesquite Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 77 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.


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Photograph of workers and children picking cotton in a field.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 22 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.



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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

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  • [1881..1899]

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Start & End Dates

  • 1881 - 1899

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 5, 2014, 10:55 a.m.

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[Cotton Picking], photograph, [1881..1899]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth388707/: accessed February 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mesquite Public Library.