Madras Versus America, a book intended to convince investors to grow cotton in India instead of the South, 1866
“Atlanta, Georgia – Manufacture of Cotton-Seed Oil; Atlanta, Georgia – The Commercial Center”
Harper’s Weekly, February 12, 1887
Image from William Bartram’s Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, etc., 1791.
Sharecroppers, Georgia, 1941. Photo by Jack Delano.
Slaves’ religious service, South Carolina, 1863
“Solution of the Labor Question in the South,” Harper’s Weekly, 1865
New York Times advertisement taken out by the city of Greenville, Mississippi, 1954. The city was selling itself to northern investors as a great place to build factories.