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Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection

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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Ruth Lowery, foundress of silk-culture in Alabama.' [full date August 17, 1878.]
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Paper cells in which the worm spins its cocoon.' [full date August 17, 1878.]
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Main caption: 'American industries.--Silk culture in Alabama--an enterprise founded and carried on by Colored people at Huntsville.--from a sketch by A. Berghaus.' Caption left: 'Method of feeding the silkworms with mulberry leaves.' Caption right: 'Colored children carding the raw material.' [full date August 17, 1878.]
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Main room of the Industrial Academy, in which the various processes for the production of raw silk are conducted.' [full date August 17, 1878.]