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Product Dimensions: 8"x10" photo in 11" x 14" matte
Author/Artist: Center for Southern Folklore Archives

This photograph of a woman standing in a cotton warehouse highlights the importance of the cotton industry in Memphis in the 1930s.. By the mid-20th Century, Memphis became one of the busiest cities in the South and the capital of the Mid-South. Fed by surrounding farmlands full of rich delta soil, Memphis developed the world's largest spot cotton market where over 40% of the nation's crop was traded.

Woman by Cotten Bale

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