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Cape Cod cranberry industry bringing in the cranberries

PC001.02.01.USMA.0520.0020.003 (RS81607)

Description

Groups of people picking cranberries in the cranberry bog in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. There are men and women going out into the field to pick cranberries and package them in wooden crates.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1932-07-02
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches
Inscriptions
1549 / 23236 / BT 1051-3 / Red berries in boxes, boxes, wood ,color (handwritten)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 8 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
179670
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0520.0020.003

Record details

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

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