Product Dimensions: 8”x10” photo in 11”x14” matte
Author/Artist: Center for Southern Folklore Archives
This photograph taken in the 1930s shows a truck driving from the Mississippi River, up Beale Street, to take bales of cotton to nearby warehouses. From its beginnings, Memphis has been a transportation hub for cotton and lumber. Memphis was once known as "King Cotton"; the cotton capital of the world.