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Stereoview Black Men Harvesting Florida Sugar Cane 1890s
Please refer to our stock # BA387 when inquiring.
With the exception of very minimal wear to edges, this circa 1890s stereoview card is in fine condition!
Labeled #298, "Native Cane Grinders in Sunny Florida", the scene depicts 7 young Black men either chewing on a sugar cane stalk or holding a sugar cane cutting implement.
Printed on the back of the card is a brief history of sugar cane cultivation from its origins in 500 AD China to its introduction in the US in 1675 by the Jesuits. The harvesting process is also discussed.
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