Loading Cotton on the Alabama River caption, 1857
File — Box: WSC001, Folder: W0129.01
Scope and Contents
This two-page typescript, titled "Loading Cotton on the Alabama River," is the caption of an illustration initially published in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion on November 28, 1857. The caption describes an illustration featuring African-American boatmen using hooks to load cotton bales onto a steamboat. This collection only contains a typescript of the caption; a copy of the illustration is not included.
Conditions Governing Access
From the Collection: 0.2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English