[Men in a Cotton Field]

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Postcard of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. There are four African-American men harvesting cotton. There is a horse and buggy with male driver in background, and trees in distance.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. April 1, 1907.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 672 times , with 8 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

Since 1967, the Museum has preserved and interpreted state and county history. It provides a glimpse into life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the Museum's materials are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation and "Mother of Texas" Janne Long.

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Description

Postcard of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. There are four African-American men harvesting cotton. There is a horse and buggy with male driver in background, and trees in distance.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

Photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend Museum and local area. Materials include images of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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Creation Date

  • April 1, 1907

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • April 15, 2005, 10:28 a.m.

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  • July 20, 2017, 10:03 a.m.

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Yesterday: 1
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Total Uses: 672

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[Men in a Cotton Field], postcard, April 1, 1907; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth784/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.