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  1. Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Texture, durability help Sea Island cotton gain popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    In Bulletin #146 of the United States Department of Agriculture, published on Sept. 25, 1914, William Meadows, a "Cotton Technologist," examined the "Economic Conditions of the Sea Island Cotton Industry."


  2. Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Cotton begins reign as king cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    In the 1700s, there were four basic materials used to make clothing: cotton, silk, wool and flax. Cotton was first planted as a garden crop in Virginia in 1621.


  3. Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Rice success increases slave trade activity along coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    The largest rice planter in Georgia was Nathaniel Heyward, who - by the time he died in 1851 - accumulated 4,390 acres divided into 14 different rice plantations. In 1860, the average size of Savannah River rice plantations was about 425 acres per plantation, with the largest single plantation reaching 1200 acres.


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