Farmworkers Picking Cotton, Georgia

This image shows a group of African-Americans in a large cotton field during the harvest.

Colorama, P.O. Box 1461, Columbus, Georgia

The description states simply:

COTTON PICKIN’ TIME IN THE DEEP SOUTH

–The Cotton Belt stretched across the southeastern United States, and thus cotton one of the dominant crops of the early nation. For a time it was the main cash crop for nearly every state south of the Mason-Dixon line, with production declining only in the 20th Century.

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

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