Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Consists of photographs of public buildings located in Gainesville, Texas (1910-1930). Also contains photographs of the Gainesville Community circus (undated) and the Red River Bridge (undated)
Louisiana State University - Special Collections
P.H. Spear, a cotton farmer in Pine Grove, Livingston Parish, La., writes Warren, Gilman & Co. of New Orleans to place an order for bagging, rope, shoes, and cotton cloth to make clothing for his slaves. He arranges payment in cotton bales
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Alexander agrees to build a cotton gin, baling mill, and stable for the McNeills on their Lake Charles plantation in Mississippi. Includes specifications for the buildings and amount Alexander is to be paid
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Includes a bale book, 1856-1868, containing notes on goods on hand and finished, invoiced to Mason and Lawrence Co., Wm. Appleton Co., L.B. Bacon, etc. Also includes a volume, 1860-1881, of weaving production totals, listing pieces, pounds and yards of drilling, sheeting, flannel, jeans, etc
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Image depicts an open Southern Pacific railroad car loaded with compressed cotton bales. Glimpse of a building on the left. Written [on negative]: "Shippers Compress Co." although the letter "s" is written backward. Written on reverse: "Seattle area," but Shippers Compress Co. had facilities in Texas. It is more likely this location is Texas, as Washington had no cotton manufacturers in the early part of the 20th century and would have no reason to accept raw cotton
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Print consists of two images: the upper image shows cotton being ginned in a cotton gin; the lower image shows two workmen at a cotton baling machine. Plate 7 from a cotton industry publication
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Image depicts a bale of cotton coming out of the gin press. Three men stand next to and behind the bale. Possibly in the area of Waco, Texas? Given the photographer's location
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Image depicts bales of cotton being moved to a freight car. One man drives the conveyor; another sits atop the last bale in line. Possibly in the area of Waco, Texas? Given the photographer's location
University of South Carolina
Stereograph of cotton press in Aiken, S.C., shows three African-American men by cotton being pressed and by bales marked "From Powell Bro's, Aiken, S.C." One of the men is covered with cotton lint and holding a bale hook. No. 178 in Characteristic Southern Scenes, by J.A. Palmer, Aiken; dated on reverse
North Carolina Division of Archives and History-- Archives and Records Section
Contains tabular reports for crops at the Brunswick County, N.C., rice plantation (1850-1862) which indicate which fields were planted and which allowed to lie fallow, dates of every step taken in the cultivation of the rice crop from planting and the "spring flow" of water onto the fields to germinate the seed, through weedings, the "long flow" to kill off insects nd weeds and to force growth, the "lay-by" when the field remained flooded to support the stalks while the heavy heads of grain filled out, first head, harvest, and yield; specific information about each year's rice crop; and records of slaves, their family groupings, births and/or ages, and allowances of corn meal and issues of clothing and blankets. Also includes data from the Robeson County plantation, which Hall purchased in 1862 to avoid Union troops, including produce of 1863, grains raised and hogs killed in 1864, corn planting notes and cotton division in 1865, and record of cotton planted, picked, and baled in 1866

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