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Picking cranberries, Cape Cod cranberry industry, Cape Cod, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.0520.0020.001 (RS81205)

Description

A group of women and children pick cranberries with tools in the Cape Cod cranberry bog. There is a storage building on a rise in the background with several wooden crates stacked next to it. Several trees line the horizon of the bog. The roof of the storage building and the clothing of some of the women and children are hand colored.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches
Inscriptions
No.1553 / 23232 / Buildings, grey / Roof's, dark (typed)
"Thomson and Thomson Photograph - Purchased July 7, 1982 Some coloring on the photograph itself. Hauser grau; Daicher dunkel; BT 1051-9." (handwritten)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 9 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
172851
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0520.0020.001

Record details

Originator
Thomson & Thomson (Boston, Mass.) (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
agricultural equipment
bogs
crates
fruit
hand coloring
labor
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Agricultural laborers
cranberries
Places
Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]

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