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The cotton belt : yesterday and today / produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center.
Date
1961
Main contributor
Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Summary
Tells the story of the changes that have taken place in the Southern states where cotton was, or still is being, grown. Pictures seventy-one locations to illustrate the cotton belt's geographic area and use of the land. Describes the growth of cotton as a money crop, but explains how farmers have begun to concentrate on other crops.  Factors showing the industrialization and urbanization of the cotton belt emphasizes that although mechanized cotton growing is still a major agricultural activity, it is no longer king.
Contributors
Barton, Thomas Frank, 1905-; John, Mary Jane, 1922-; Jones, Daisy Marvel, 1906-; Phelps, Jewell, 1914-; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana University, Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational films.; Documentary films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
Cotton growing; Cotton trade; History
Location
Southern States
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (17 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

Creation/Production Credits

Educational authors, Thomas F. Barton, Mary Jane John, Daisy M. Jones ; consultant, Jewell Phelps.

Statement of Responsibility

produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7824066; OCLC: ocn220143674; OCLC: 220143674