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Working with the First Cotton Gin

Working with the First Cotton Gin Civil Rights Slaves and Slave Owners Social Studies Visual Arts World History Famous Historical Events African American History

This illustration depicts slaves working a cotton gin.  Published in the December 18, 1869 issue of Harper’s Weekly, the drawing has this caption:

The First cotton-gin / drawn by William L. Sheppard

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Image, described above, online courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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