Harvesting bush beans in the field

Title

Harvesting bush beans in the field

Description

Black and white(overexposed) image of a mechanical bean picker being pulled through a field of beans. The harvested beans are dropping from a hopper into wooden crates behind the picker, supervised by a young man making certain the crates do not overflow. Museum records identify this location as the Carothers & Son farm, near Cornelius, Oregon.

Date Created

circa 1940s-1950s

Medium

gelatin silver negatives

Identifier

WCMpic_013517

Rights

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