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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fruit
bogs
crates
agricultural equipment
hand coloring
labor
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

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)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0520.0020.001

Image Dimensions

7 1/4 x 9 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]

Record Details

Originator

Thomson & Thomson (Boston, Mass.) (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

cranberries
Agricultural laborers

Description Level

Item