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Corn Husking Bee

PC001.02.01.USME.1840.0010.001 (RS81334)

Description

In Wilton, Maine, a large crowd of men, women and children gather together to husk and prepare their corn. There is a house in the background and several baskets of the vegetable throughout the crowd.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1927-02-28
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 5 x 7 1/2 inches
Inscriptions
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities 141 Cambridge Street Boston, Mass. Photographic dept. Negative No. (stamped)
Dimensions
5x 7 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
175485
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USME.1840.0010.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
corn (seed)
gathering baskets
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Corn Husking
Vegetable
Places
Wilton (Franklin county, Maine)

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