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Type: Picture postcards | StillImage
Title: Weighing cotton
Date: 1900-1914
Description: Early-twentieth century postcard image of seven men surrounding a cotton scale while bales are being weighed. Upon being baled, cotton would be weighed and tagged before being placed on the open market.

Front of postcard: "160."

Original postcard scanned and described by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO.

Subjects: Cotton--Georgia--Augusta | Scales (Weighing instruments)--Georgia--Augusta--Pictorial works | Cotton baling--Georgia--Augusta | Augusta (Ga.) | Richmond County (Ga.)
Contributors: East Central Georgia Regional Library (Augusta, Ga.)
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005
Original Material: Weighing Cotton. New York : Taylor Platt Co., [between 1900 and 1914] | Picturing Augusta: historic postcards from the collection of the East Central Georgia Regional Library System.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [title of postcard], Augusta and Environs Picture Post Cards in Color, East Central Central Georgia Regional Library, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Related Materials: Forms part of: Picturing Augusta: historic postcards from the collection of the East Central Georgia Regional Library System.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hagp/id:aep037

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
East Central Georgia Regional Library (Augusta, Ga.)
Collection Information: Picturing Augusta: Historic Postcards from the Collection of the East Central Georgia Regional Library System