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This sepia toned photograph features 24-yoked oxen hauling cotton, seen on large dirt road on the Canton Square. Wrought iron fencing is seen along the side of the Canton Court House and row of businesses is seen in the distance. The back of the photograph identifies the city and location and an address label is in the upper right corner.
Canton, MS Lane on the Square Early 1900's
Oxen; Cotton; Canton, (Miss.)
Canton, MS; Oxen
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Division, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Photographs in Blue Folder
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Oxen on the Canton Square, ca. 1890-1910, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Archives and Special Collections Division, Mississippi State University