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Weighing cotton
Title: Weighing cotton
Date: 1900-1914

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.

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 | Picture postcards | Augusta (Ga.) | Richmond County (Ga.)
Contributors: Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (Augusta, Ga.) | Digital Library of Georgia | Picturing Augusta Collection (Digital Library of Georgia)
Online publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005.
Original material: 1 postcard : col. ill.
Weighing Cotton. New York : Taylor Platt Co., [between 1900 and 1914]
Picturing Augusta: historic postcards from the collection of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System.
Rights: 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.

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