African American women working in cotton fields, date unknown

The top 6 countries that grew filthy rich from slavery - Top 6 Countries That Grew Filthy Rich From Enslaving Black People

Crazy Northerners stop and ask us if they can pick some......  WHAT???

Alabama Cotton

Because cotton could be cleaned faster, they needed more slaves to pick cotton. Cotton becomes the greatest wealth in the South. Became known as cotton kingdom. More than half of the southern farmers did not own slaves.

Scarlett and her sisters picking cotton at Tara

Scarlett O'Hara... They Don't Make Them Quite Like You, Anymore

Now get back to work. I can't do everything at Tara all by myself. SUELLEN: What do I care about Tara? I hate Tara! SCARLETT: Don't you ever dare say you hate Tara again! It's the same as hating Pa and Ma.

Share Cropper's Children. Picking cotton  , hands bleeding for a penny a pound!

Picking cotton , hands bleeding for a penny a pound! And yes, Arkansas

5-year old Harold Walker picking cotton, Comanche Co. OK, by Lewis W. Hine 1916

old Harold Walker picking cotton, Comanche Co. OK, by Lewis Hine 1916 harbor during school hours.

#vscocam snaps from South Carolina

My grandpa grew cotton, lots of cotton. I had a job in summer of hoeing it, and in the fall of picking it. I was too young to hoe or pick much, but I remember picking cotton gave me really sore finger tips.

Beto or Troian Center chores. Uzbek child picking cotton. Uzbekistan www.thegenevaprojectbook.com #TGP #TGP2

Cotton Harvest, Uzbekistan something that is actually dangerous and result sin hundred of deaths each year. they are forced to do this or places like schools don't open.

My World in a Nutshell- Bev: Them Old Cotton Fields Back Home

Traveling to my hometown in eastern Arkansas on a gorgeous fall day with fields full of cotton ready to harvest

1918: At the "Eastern Asylum for the Colored Insane" in North Carolina, women participate in "work therapy" -- picking cotton....Well!  Lookee here...Free labor!  Disgusting!

At the "Eastern Asylum for the Colored Insane" in North Carolina, women participate in "work therapy" -- picking cotton. Good historic overview of psychiatric institutions in the age of segregation

Creek Indian Mother from the Heart of Dixie, Alabama. Grew up picking cotton, hard labor for little pay. She and her husband worked hard and raised a family in very difficult times. She lived to be almost 100yrs old, missing it by 5 months. Her name was Ruby McGhee Barnhill.

Creek Indian Mother from Alabama. Grew up picking cotton, hard labor for little pay. She and her husband worked hard and raised a family in very difficult times. She lived to be almost old, missing it by 5 months. Her name was Ruby McGhee Barnhill.

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