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Photograph by:
B. L. Singley, American, 1863 - 1936  Search this
Manufactured by:
Keystone View Company, American, 1892 - 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (image): 3 3/16 × 6 in. (8.1 × 15.2 cm)
H x W (sheet): 3 1/2 × 7 1/16 in. (8.9 × 17.9 cm)
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
This stereograph card depicts a group of men sitting on cotton bales. In the background are a ship and a crowd of people on the docks. The stereograph card consists of two similar images side by side, with the images in the center of the card. At either end of the card is vertical script. On the left side margin is script that reads "Keystone View Company/ Manufacturers Copyright 1902 by/ B.L. Singley Made in U.S.A Publishers." On the right hand side is script that reads “Meadville, Pa., New York, N.Y., Portland/ Oregon, London, Eng., Sydney, Aus." Along the bottom right margin is text that reads "12479 - Cotton! Cotton! Cotton! Levee, New Orleans, La., / U.S.A." There is text on the back.
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture