Mississippi cotton gin at Dahomey Digital History ID 4533

Mississippi cotton gin at Dahomey

Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: LC-USZC4-6134
Annotation: This is a picture of workers in a cotton gin. A cotton gin is a machine that separates the cotton from the seeds. The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney in 1793.
Year: 1898

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