Hauling and Shipping Cotton, Savannah, Georgia, 1871
Although dating from the post-slavery period, this illustration of stevedores loading cotton bales could well serve for earlier times. (Slide of image and bibliographic citation, courtesy of Phil Lapsansky)
Leslie's Illustrated (Oct. 14, 1871), pp. 73 and 76. ( Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)
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