The Boll Weevil Monument, Enterprise, Alabama.

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Citation

Unknown. “The Boll Weevil Monument, Enterprise, Alabama..” Special Collections, USDA National Agricultural Library. Accessed August 7, 2022, https://www.nal.usda.gov/exhibits/speccoll/items/show/1060.

Transcription

"After the boll weevil destroyed (1910-15) the area's cotton, diversified farming was begun. In gratitude for the resulting prosperity, the city erected a monument to the boll weevil in 1919."