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COTTON SCENES IN TEXAS
Series Six

Vintage Postcards & Photos 1908-1937
From The Will Beauchamp Collection

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El Paso TX - Cotton Wagon and Armed Guards by  Rio Grande River

El Paso, TX - 1937 Wide World Photo
On back- Guarding against Cotton Thieves / Armed guards stand by as a picker safely unloads his sack into the Cotton Wagon on the farm of Ben Ivey forty miles from here along the Mexico Border. The farmers in the vicinity have had to post guards against the depredations of Raiders from across the Rio Grande. The men in this photograph are only 100 yards from the river.

O'Donnell TX - Farmers Pitching Cotton
O'Donnell, TX - 1937 Associated Press Photo
Farmers near O'Donnell, TX are pitching cotton into wagons, to be taken to town for ginning
Ralls TX 1928 Pickn Machine
Ralls, TX 1928 Model "E" Cotton Picker Machine
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Hamlin TX Cotton Compress
Hamlin, TX Cotton Scene circa 1910
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ColoradoTX Cotton Yard, First Street
"Cotton Yard, First Street" Colorado TX Postmarked 1913
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Galveston TX - Loading Cotton, circa 1912

Loading Cotton, Galveston TX - circa 1912

Gonzales TX CottonYard,  circa 1912
Cotton Yard, Gonzales TX - circa 1912
Houston TX First Bale pstmrk 1913
Houston, TX First Bale - pstmrk 1913
Quanah TX Cotton Yard pstmrk 1908
Quanah, TX Cotton Yard - pstmrk 1908
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South TX Cotton Advertising circa 1910
"Cotton markets a bale to the acre worth $60.00 per bale in South Texas. It will net $30.00 per acre. Ask the Emigration Land Co, Des Moines, Ia." - Advertising circa 1910
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Waco, TX - Cotton Yard dated 1908

Waco, TX Cotton Yard dated 1908

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