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"First photograph ever taken of the first cotton picking machine."

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@ Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36130

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An African American man sits on the machine and two other men, presumably owners or inventors, stand beside it. Lucy Bell Railey took the photograph in a cotton field near Selma, Alabama.
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Image
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Photographs Group Portraits
Created Date:
1908
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Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

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Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36130