1910's, Children picking cotton - some of these children look like they are no older that 6 or 7, and are working in the field barefoot.

This photograph was taken in the and shows children picking cotton in a field. Cotton picking was very hard work, and some of these children look like they are no older that 6 or and are working in the field barefoot.

boys picking cotton in a field (davidson)

Time of change: Remarkable black-and-white pictures from 1960s bring to life historical events and intimate moments from the civil rights era

Bruce Davidson Photographer, capture cotton field youth workers during his Freedom Riders' assignment

Negro Woman Smoking Pipe and Picking Cotton by William Aiken Walker

Negro Woman Smoking Pipe and Picking Cotton Painting | William Aiken Walker | Oil Painting Reproduction

Hand painted reproduction of the painting Negro Woman Smoking Pipe and Picking Cotton by William Aiken Walker. Commission your beautiful hand painted reproduction of Negro Woman Smoking Pipe and Picking Cotton.

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.

Picking Cotton Painting - Picking Cotton Fine Art Print - Barbel Amos

Picking Cotton Painting - Picking Cotton Fine Art Print - Barbel Amos Love this painting of Cotton.(all except the trees in the back) I didn't know if you had seen it.

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.

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.

Child cotton picker, photo by Lewis W. Hine Before the 1940s, most farmers did not own land, but worked as sharecroppers. The whole family was essential to help with the harvest, and poor families took on extra work. Everyone pitched in, because survival depended on it.

child cotton picker // lewis w. hine // ca.I picked cotton 'till my fingers hurt, dragging that sack through the delta dirt.

Scarlett and her sisters picking cotton at Tara

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

Scarlett O'Hara and her sisters are working the cotton fields, trying to keep Tara alive, as the Civil War draws to a close

These Siblings Bought The House Where Their Ancestors Used To Pick Cotton

These Siblings Bought The House Where Their Ancestors Used To Pick Cotton

African American History

King Cotton | 1935, via Flickr. A weary young girl picking cotton, mother in the background (Arkansas), 1935.    Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.    Follow Them On Twitter @blackhistoryalb

"A weary young girl picking cotton, mother in the background (Arkansas), My father was five years old in Arkansas at this time. UPDATE I am currently writing this story.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+   African American children sitting on a farm tractor trailer filled with cotton that they helped pick. ca 1940

African American children sitting on a farm tractor trailer filled with cotton trailer, ca.

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