Separating White Cotton from Yellow (Long Staple), South Carolina, 1880

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This record was last updated on 25 May 2016

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Frank Leslie

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).