Photographs of Tuskegee Institute: An Illustrated Inventory of the American Antiquarian Society

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Cotton field - cotton in heap

Image of a large pile of picked cotton in the middle of a cotton field near Tuskegee, Alabama.

Cotton field - picking

Image of a young African American man seen kneeling on the ground picking cotton in a field. He wears a large bag on his back.

Agriculture, T.N.I.I.

Image of an African American man sitting on a donkey or mule-led tilling machine at the Tuskegee Institute.

Cotton scene - Farmer's team

Image of an African American farmer riding in an ox-driven cart, traveling down a street in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Cabin life - the Black Belt

Image of two African American women and three children seen sitting on the breezeway porch of a cabin in the Black Belt region of Alabama.

Cotton scene - cabin life

Group portrait of eight African American cotton pickers standing outside of a wooden cabin near Tuskegee, Alabama. Two men, one boy, one girl and four young women are seen.

Cotton field - a farm hand

Image of an African American woman directing a mule or donkey attached to farm equipment in a cotton field near Tuskegee, Alabama.

Negro business attempt, grocery store

Image of an African American man standing outside of a small, rustic wooden grocery store, near Tuskegee, Alabama.

Sugar corn - T.N.I.I.

Image of a young African American man seen standing at the edge of a corn field holding a long handled tool.

Artesian well - divided out for races

View of an artesian well covered by a wooden gazebo near Tuskegee, Alabama. The gazebo is divided into two sections to segregate blacks and whites. A young white girl is seen inside at left under the "White" section, and an African American woman is…