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African Americans slaves using the First cotton-gin, 1790-1800, drawn by William L. Sheppard. Illustration in Harper's weekly, 1869 Dec. 18, p. 813. Harpers Weekly's illustration depicting event of some 70 years earlier.
The illustration is of a Roller Cotton Gin and not an illustration of a Whitney Spike Gin or Holmes Saw Gin.
The Library of Congress, Card 91784966, Call Number : Illus. in AP2.H32 Case Y [P&P], Reproduction number : LC-USZ62-103801 (b&w film copy neg.), Medium: 1 print : wood engraving. CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1869 Dec. 18.
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