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New Mechanical Cotton Picker | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

New Mechanical Cotton Picker

New Mechanical Cotton Picker | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Two cotton pickers, the first driven by Fowler McCormick, president of the International Harvester Company, drive through a field on the Hopson Planting Company's plantation to demonstrate the effectiveness of the new machines.
DESCRIPTION
Two cotton pickers, the first driven by Fowler McCormick, president of the International Harvester Company, drive through a field on the Hopson Planting Company's plantation to demonstrate the effectiveness of the new machines.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:49876
Creation Date: 1942
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Clarksdale
County:
State:Mississippi
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 6Z, Box 168, File 2061
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The original photograph caption reads, "Two of International Harvester's cotton pickers working on the Hopson Planting Company's plantation near Clarksdale, Miss. The photograph shows clearly the effectiveness of the picker in the contrast between the picked and unpicked portions of the field. The first picker is here being driven by Fowler McCormick, president of the International Harvester Company."
SUBJECTS
Agricultural machinery
Cotton
Field crops
Harvesting
Plantations
Croplands
Farms
Land use, Rural
Agricultural machinery industry
McCormick family
Men

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