Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins - Cotton Then & Now
Marcus Bottom neighborhood (Vicksburg) : an important center of the early blues, jazz and gospel music activity; a wide range of musical traditions mingled there as professional traveling bands, itinerant guitarists from Delta cotton plantations, barrelhouse piano players and others worked the clubs and cafes in Marcus Bottom.
*African Americans fishing in creek near cotton plantations. Belzoni, Mississippi, October Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
1867 Pre-Civil War scenes from a cotton plantation in Alabama. Shows slaves and the labor required to produce cotton.
Liberty Hill in Troup County, circa 1836. The cotton plantation was bought in 1835 by John T Boykin. Photo by Andy Sarge
Photographies en couleur de la seconde guerre mondiale aux USA
African Americans fishing in creek near cotton plantations. Belzoni, Mississippi, October 1939. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island is Florida's only existing cotton plantation. Visitors can tour the late-18th-century planter's house and slave quarters. To get there, take the St. Johns River ferry at Mayport; it leaves every half-hour. Open daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Abbay Leatherman plantation, office pictured (Tunica vicinity) : one of the oldest and largest cotton plantations in the Delta; blues icon Robert Johnson lived here in a tenant shack during the 1920s The young Johnson began playing harmonica and associating with local bluesmen Son House and Willie Brown accompanying them to parties and juke joints in the area.