SOURCES FOR COTTON INFORMATION


By Joan Ruane Southwest Corner

Cushing Dyed Cotton Lint

  • Wonderful DVD with history of cotton to the present day information: www.historychannel.com In search put in cotton and then on the right side click on Related DVD and click on cotton DVD. The DVD is well worth $24.95 plus shipping.
  • National Cotton Growers Association has an educational web site: www.cotton.org Click on Education and then scroll down to Educational Resources You will find all kinds of information.
  • Colored cotton? Did you know that cotton grows naturally in brown and green: Simply Google on: COLORED COTTON and you will come up with all kinds of information.
  • National Geographic June 1994 page 60: King of Fibers by Jon Thompson and photos by Cary Wolinsky
  • Little Bit of History: http://www.cleo.net.uk/followtheyarn/timeline/maufacturing.html Just go to internet and put in cotton information and you will get all you want!!
  • Buying items related to cotton:
    • www.cottonman.com Source to buy cotton bolls and mini bales of cotton plus ginned cotton. They have white upland cotton only but some really neat cotton items.
    • www.cottonacres.com Seeds and punis for sale plus good source of educational info.
  • Books..
    • COTTON The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber by Stephen Yafa - A Penguin Book
    • The King of California by Mark Arax & Rick Wartzman
    • The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing Traditional Recipes for Modern Use by J.N. Lile

If you know of any good sites for cotton information, please email the link to me at spincotton(at)yahoo(dot)com!

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