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  • Description: bales
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    • Cotton compress, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    • Cotton; Cotton industry; Men
    • Stacks of cotton baled for shipping. A man stands on a pile of bales. There are industrial buildings in the background. Text printed on verso reads, "Oklahoma City is the capital of the recently created state of Oklahoma. It is the principal city...
    • PARGOUD, 1884 - 1898.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • PARGOUD, loaded with bales of cotton, at the bank of a river, probably near Baton Rouge. PARGOUD, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (242 ft. x 43 ft. x 7.6 ft.), was built in 1884 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana....
    • Tobacco worker, 1924.

    • African Americans; Men; Tobacco; Employees; People
    • An African American man in overalls and a button-up shirt carries an armload of tobacco leaves. Bales of tobacco stand nearly to the man's shoulder. A series of pegs with coiled ropes attached to them mark the wooden beams in the background.
    • Steamboats and bridges on the Ohio River, 1930.

    • Bridges; Rivers; Steamboats; Buildings; Transportation; Military facilities
    • Two steamboats are docked along the shore of the Ohio River. In the background are the Louisville Municipal Bridge, now known as the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge, and the Big Four Bridge. A truck is parked on shore next to a ramp leading to...
    • ALBERTA No.3, circa 1900.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Shipping; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Packet ALBERTA No.3 unloading bales of cotton. ALBERTA No.3, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (145 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.6 ft.), was built in 1884 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by A. B. Smith, ALBERTA No.3 on...
    • ROB'T E. LEE (Way #4778), 1876 - 1885.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778), a side-wheel packet with wood hull (315 ft. x 48.5 ft. x 10.5 ft. (305,48,10?)), was built at Howard in 1876. Owned by Capt. John W. Cannon, ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778) operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans...
    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • BOB BLANKS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by J.P. Parker, she operated on the lower Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Red River. A handsome cotton style packet with...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 16.

    • Writing materials; Animals; Children; Baseball; Play (Recreation); Women; Men; Steamboats; Tickets; Spinning; Carts & wagons; Servants; Buildings; Toys; Books; Hunting; Jack-o-lanterns; Harvesting; Laborers; African Americans; Covered wagons
    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. With the exception of the fox hiding from dog behind a log, the boy carving a Jack o'lantern, the blackbird, the turkey and snake, and the laborers on the riverfront, the images duplicate the...
    • Street scene with horse-drawn wagons.

    • Storefronts; Cotton; Carts & wagons; Horse teams; Dirt roads; City & town life
    • Street with store fronts, horse-drawn wagons, and telegraph poles. The street is unpaved, and people can be seen on the wagons, in the street and on the sidewalks in front of the stores. The wagons appear to contain cotton, usually in bales but in...

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