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This black and white photograph is of two men and one woman in a cotton gin office in Shaw, Mississippi. The men standing among piles of cotton and the woman is seated on the right. The man on the left is holding some cotton. The man in the middle is A. P. “Lat” Latimer, a cotton broker from Shaw. Latimer died in 1975 at the age of 89. This was his photograph and dates to the 1930s-1940s. Other individuals are unidentified. Dimensions are 7.5 inches by 9 one/eighth inches. The photograph is mounted on a light colored board that has some discoloration on it.
Cotton; Cotton gins and ginning
Cotton; Cotton gin
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Archives and Special Collections Division, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection
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Cotton Gin Office, Shaw, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Archives and Special Collections Division, Mississippi State University