Cotton Row Doorway 1939/2017
1939 photograph by Marion Post Wolcott. Library of Congress,
Prints & Photographs Division, Farm Security Administration/
Office of War Information Collection, item 2017755001.
2017 photograph by Tim Doyle.
A cotton broker stands in a doorway of a “classing and
sampling” room on Front Street, which was known as
"Cotton Row.” Buildings on Cotton Row had large
entrances to accommodate cotton bales.