Historic Alabama: Cotton in Montgomery

A typical scene in the early 1900s in Montgomery

In this photograph taken between 1900 and 1907, horse-drawn wagons carry cotton bales in Court Square in Montgomery. The Alex Rice clothing store is visible. Soon after this photo was taken, the Orpheum would open in this general area. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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This article appears in the May 2024 issue of Business Alabama.

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