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[Cotton Gin]

Description: Copy negative of a cabin housing a cotton gin. Several men stand in the door, including Charles Wesley Meazle and H. Hancock. There is a dog in the foreground.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Cotton Gin "Old Red", Richardson, Texas

Description: Cotton gin, two-story wooden frame building. Four 2-horsedrawn wagons containing cotton. 15 men visible. Telephone pole in foreground. Numerous outbuildings. Additional information: Telephone service in Richardson was established in 1900.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Isaacson Gin Company

Description: Photograph of the Isaacson Gin Company, a cotton gin in El Campo, Texas, taken from a high angle and from a distance, capturing the entire structure and the surrounding homes that surround it. Several horse-drawn wagons are moving in a procession in an arc formation from the south-facing wall of the gin to the north-facing one. Groups of men can be seen directing them. Others are seen on the ground and on platforms near the cotton bales. The gin itself is a large two-story structure with gable roofs and a large pole extending from the direction of the smaller roofs. All the buildings in the background within the vicinity of the gin seem to be homes. They are built along the street that runs parallel to the gin's east-facing wall. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff mat with a decorative linear embossing that runs the perimeter of the image.
Date: September 16, 1916
Creator: El Campo Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Cotton Gin

Description: Copy print postcard of a cotton processing plant in Danevang, Texas. The property has a broad expanse of territory. The main buildings seem to be concentrated on the right, and additional farming equipment and tools are to the left, which also include carriages and cotton bales. Hand-written text on the back of the postcard was photocopied. Most of the text cannot be read with certainty.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Old Danevang Farmers Coop Picture

Description: Photograph a cotton gin next to the Danevang Farmers Cooperative building in Danevang, Texas. Accompanying information states this was the first cotton gin built on the property. A cluster of buildings in the center is surrounded by different types of agricultural implements and machines. Behind the main Cooperative building on the right, a water tower is visible. The photograph was taken from a distance, capturing rows of cotton crops running diagonally to the main buildings.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Dump Trucks Parked Outside of a Lummus Mill]

Description: Black and white negative of a group of dump trucks parked outside of a two-story Lummus cotton mill. Most of the trucks have trailers filled with cotton. A oval sign emblazoned with the name "LUMMUS" is affixed to a small, elevated shed that is attached to the larger part of the cotton mill. A man who is wearing a hat is visible in the bottom left corner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Isaacson Cotton Gin Company, El Campo, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of a building known as the Isaacson Gin Company, where cotton is processed. The building is made of wood and has several different sections to it. The yard just outside the company is teeming with horse-drawn or animal-drawn wagons. Each wagon is filled with cotton; some of them are covered with a tarp. In the distance, several houses are visible, as are dirt roads that lead to and from the company yard.
Date: September 16, 1916
Creator: El Campo Studio Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Cotton Gin

Description: Copy negative of a cotton gin. There are five unidentified men standing in front of a road with trailers full of cotton surrounding them. In the foreground, there are bails of cotton; in the background, there are two wooden structures.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cotton Gin

Description: Copy negative of acotton gin hesitantly identified as Paymaster Mills. In front, there is a shed and a chain-link fence; behind the fence are two cars and the cotton gin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior Mill

Description: Copy negative of a cotton seed mill or cotton gin. There are buildings and equipment in a fenced area with cars and power lines in the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of Industry

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of a cotton gin and surrounding area with buildings, roads, fields, and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a cotton gin scene. The building is in the back with men standing by several loads of cotton in trailers, wagons, and on trucks in front. There are six bales of cotton in the foreground on the near side of the road. The photographer's name and year are written in the bottom right corner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Basketball Team; Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The left picture is of the Bradshaw basketball team, Taylor County champions in 1915. They are standing and kneeling in front of banners and there is a basketball in front. The picture on the right is of a cotton gin building in Bradshaw.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cotton Gin

Description: Copy negative of a cotton gin. There are trailers full of cotton with five unidentified men standing beside them. In the foreground, there is a dirt road with bails of cotton in front of it. In the background, there is a group of wooden buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[I. N. Harrison Cotton Gin]

Description: Postcard of the I. N. Harrison Cotton Gin. It is a medium-sized building with one smokestack. There are two horse-drawn wagons in front of the building with men standing near them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington cotton gin]

Description: Photograph of a cotton gin in Wellington, Texas. It is a large white building, with a smokestack releasing dark smoke. There are three horse-drawn wagons pictured in front of the building. Multiple men are standing with the wagons and near the building, and all are facing the camera. An accompanying note states the the manager of the gin was Lonzo Cartwright.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Farmer's Co-op Gin]

Description: Photograph of a Farmer's Co-op Gin. It is a large, two-story building with a metal structure in front of it. The structure is connected to the building by elevated pipes.
Date: November 25, 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington Gin with trailer of cotton]

Description: Photograph of the Wellington Gin. There is a large trailer full of cotton parked in front of the gin, and two tractors parked at its entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cotton gin in Wellington]

Description: Photograph of a cotton yard at the Wellington Cotton Gin. There are numerous bales of cotton in a field, and five men are pictured standing and sitting on top of them. The men are all wearing hats and facing towards the camera, and one man on the far right side of the photograph is smiling and pointing. There are houses in the distant background. An accompanying note states that Lonzo Cartwright was the cotton gin manager.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Gin crew suctioning cotton into gin plant]

Description: Photograph of two men working at a gin plant. They are standing on a large white mass, and holding large cylindrical tubes that are suctioning cotton into the gin plant. There is a large white building behind the workers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Cotton Gin and Cotton Seed Piles

Description: Photograph of a building identified as Growers Gin Company. Text on the front of the building says "Growers Gin Company All Electric Modern Cleaning System." In front of the building, there are trailers full of cotton, piles of cotton, and bags of cotton. In the foreground, there is a truck bed full of cotton.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cotton Gin and Cotton Seed Piles

Description: Photograph of the Growers Gin Company cotton gin. A man is directing cotton seeds into a trailer. There is another truck with a trailer behind the one in use.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library