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    • Hands (farm)

    • Studio portrait of a group of men, possibly farm hands. One man wears a sweater and watch chain.
    • Agricultural laborers--1890-1900.; Men--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Pickers and packers

    • Men and women pose in an orchard with crates of apples.
    • Agricultural laborers--1890-1910.; Apples--1890-1910.; Fruit industry--1890-1910.; Orchards--1890-1910.; Women--1890-1910.
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    • Bringing in the sheaves

    • Men load bundles of barley onto a horse drawn wagon; plains, a corn field and poplars are in the distance.
    • Agricultural laborers--1890-1910.; Barley--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--1890-1910.; Farms--1890-1910.; Harvesting--1890-1910.; Sheaves--1890-1910.
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    • Some peas

    • A man displays verdant pea plants in the San Juan Basin (Colorado or New Mexico).
    • Agricultural laborers--1900-1920.; Peas--1900-1920.
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    • Stacking alfalfa Boston Farm Colo. H. & L.S. Co. props.

    • View of an alfalfa harvest on Boston Farm in Colorado; shows farm workers, horse teams and farm equipment, and a wooden hay stacking machine with an iron counter-weight.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Agricultural machinery & implements--Colorado--1880-1900.; Alfalfa--Colorado--1880-1900.; Harvesting--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hay--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horse teams--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Harvesting beets in Colorado

    • Men and boys pose and hold sugar beets by horse drawn wagons in Colorado; some have pitchforks.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Beets--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Child laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Harvesting--Colorado--1880-1900.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Planting an orchard

    • Farm workers, men and boys, pose with two well dressed men, a boy and a girl, in a plowed farm field in probably western Colorado. The farm workers wear work clothes and hats, and hold shovels and tools. The boys wear knickers and caps; one boy...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--1880-1900.; Farming--Colorado--1880-1900.; Girls--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Picking winesap apples on Uncompahgre Project

    • Men use a ladder to pick apples in a (probably) Western Colorado orchard.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Apples--Colorado--1890-1910.; Fruit industry--Colorado--1890-1910.; Harvesting--Colorado--1890-1910.; Orchards--Colorado--1890-1910.
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    • Beet culture requires much hard labor

    • A man and teenage boys watch boys in sun hats work among rows of beets in (probably) Colorado. Some smoke cigarettes or cigars.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1910.; Boys--Colorado--1900-1910.; Child laborers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Harvesting--Colorado--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
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    • Apple pickers at dinner, Westlake Orchard

    • Large group of men sit and stand along two long wooden tables set with china, pitchers and coffee pots, inside a walled tent, at Westlake orchard, Colorado.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1900-1910.; Tents--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • October 16, 1909
    • Harvesting sugar beets

    • Farm workers, horse-drawn wagons, and mule-drawn equipment harvest beets somewhere in Colorado, probably Front Range or Eastern Colorado; shows large sugar beet field, several mule-drawn & horse-drawn wagons loaded or ready to be loaded with sugar...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1920.; Croplands--Colorado--1900-1920.; Harvesting--Colorado--1900-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Harvesting Colorado potatoes

    • Men, horse-drawn equipment, and machinery harvest potatoes, somewhere in Colorado, possibly Front Range or Eastern Colorado; shows large potato field, farmworkers, a man in suit (probably farmer or overseer), another man in suit inspecting potato...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Croplands--Colorado--1900-1920.; Harvesting machinery--Colorado--1900-1920.; Horse teams--Colorado--1900-1920.; Potatoes--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Transporting sugar beets for processing

    • Men shovel sugar beets onto trucks in a field in (probably) Colorado.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1920.; Harvesting--Colorado--1900-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1920.
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    • Agriculture - plant breeding - hotbeds

    • Women pull radishes from a cold-frame in (probably), Colorado. They wear straw hats. Sheds and houses are in the distance.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cold-frames--Colorado--1900-1920.; Gardening--Colorado--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--1900-1920.
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    • Agriculture - plant breeding - hotbeds

    • Women pose by a cold frame and lettuce in (probably), Colorado. They wear straw hats. Sheds, houses, and a water tower are in the distance.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cold-frames--Colorado--1900-1920.; Gardening--Colorado--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--1900-1920.
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    • Potato harvest

    • Men, women, and children harvest potatoes in (probably) western Colorado; a man in a German hat is by a horse and farm equipment. A mesa is in the distance.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Harvesting--Colorado--1900-1920.; Potatoes--Colorado--1900-1920.
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    • Sugar beet field

    • Northern Colorado beet field, near Brighton(?);a group of men in overalls shovel and fork beets into a wide furrow; shows another group of men and women in long dresses and scarves in background.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1930.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1930.; Farming--Colorado--1900-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1930.
    • [between 1901 and 1927]
    • Dr. Waggner's 200 Acres of Wheat, 24 Bu. Per Acre, 531-6-62, 7/26/'18

    • View of men and wheat threshing machinery in a field (probably) on eastern plains near the Front Range of Colorado; men sit on bushel bags (printed: "Bemis Extra Heavy Seamless").
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1910-1920.; Farming--Colorado--1910-1920.; Threshing machines--Colorado--1910-1920.; Wheat--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1918
    • Sugar beet harvest

    • Using pitchforks, men unload sugar beets from horsedrawn and motorized wagons, probably in Colorado. Tilled fields, farm houses, and more workers are in the background.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1920-1930.; Beets--Colorado--1920-1930.; Harvesting--Colorado--1920-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1920-1930.
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    • WPCD mucking left 3/4

    • A man loads rubble onto an ore car in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking right 3/4

    • Men load rubble onto ore cars in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men work in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men load rubble in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. One man smokes a cigarette.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD setting jumbo - upper deck

    • Men work with pipes and hoses in the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Apples

    • Men and women examine apples on a table in a Colorado orchard. Men stack wooden crates to the side.
    • Apples--Colorado--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1905 and 1915]
    • Flood up Bear Creek

    • Men pose beside a log balanced on a large rock in Bear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. A sign on the log reads: "If You Knew How This Log Come Here [sic] You Would Camp On High Ground." The men on the rock have sledgehammers, probably to...
    • Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boulders--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1895?
    • Harmony Borax Works Chinese laborers gathering borate crust on the desert floor.

    • Chinese miners collect borate in horse drawn wagons in Death Valley, California.
    • Borax mines and mining--California--1880-1890.; Chinese--California--1880-1890.; Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)--1880-1890.; Harmony Borax Works (Calif.)--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--California--1880-1890.; Miners--California--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Exterior of Bowman Dairy, Trinidad, Colorado

    • A group of men pose outside the Bowman Dairy Barn in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. Four of the men wear work clothes, one wears a white dairy uniform, and one wears a military uniform. A large bucket on a hoist and conveyor is loaded with...
    • Bowman Dairy (Trinidad, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Barns--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.; Dairy farming--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Men making bricks

    • Men work a brick fabrication plant in Colorado. They stand with wheelbarrows on and near a wooden ramp near rows of bricks laid out to dry. A horse-driven arrastre (arrastra) is nearby.
    • Brick industry--Colorado--1910-1930.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--1910-1930.; Laborers--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Workers in a sugar beet field

    • A boy wears overalls and a cap and poses with a large sugar beet in Brighton (Adams County), Colorado. Shows rows of harvested sugar beet plants, men and women workers in the field and a car parked near trees.
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Agricultural laborers--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.; Beets--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Workers in a sugar beet field

    • Farm workers are in a sugar beet field in Brighton (Adams County), Colorado. Shows rows of sugar beet plants and piles of harvested beets. A woman wears a dress; men and a boy wear overalls or work pants and hats. A truck is at the edge of the...
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Agricultural laborers--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.; Beets--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Workers in a sugar beet field

    • Men wear overalls and hats and stand beside large sugar beets in Brighton (Adams County), Colorado. Workers are beside rows of harvested sugar beet plants on the ground.
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Agricultural laborers--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.; Beets--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Brighton--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Harvesting on the Benton farm, Brookings, S.D.

    • Men wear suspenders and pose on or near horse-drawn harvesting machines in a wheat field in Brookings (Brookings County), South Dakota. One man wears a suit and straw hat. A clapboard farm house and trees are beyond wheat bundles in the field.
    • Brookings (S.D.)--1880-1900.; Agricultural laborers--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Croplands--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting machinery--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Brookings, S.D. harvesting on the Oleson farm

    • Men and women are in a wheat field on what is identified as the Oleson farm in Brookings (Brookings County), South Dakota. Women wear cotton bonnets and dresses and hold bundles of wheat. A man with a beard wears suspenders and a hat without a...
    • Brookings (S.D.)--1880-1900.; Agricultural laborers--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Croplands--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting machinery--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Harvesting on the Oleson farm, Brookings, S.D.

    • Men and women pose in a wheat field on what is identified as the Oleson farm in Brookings (Brookings County), South Dakota. Women wear cotton bonnets and dresses and stand beside bundles of wheat. A man wears a suit and hat and stands beside a man...
    • Brookings (S.D.)--1880-1900.; Agricultural laborers--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Croplands--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting machinery--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.; Harvesting--South Dakota--Brookings--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Loading 3 50 ft middle pieces at once

    • A group of workers wind a middle section of a tent, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flatbed wagon. A foreman operates the controls; another tent is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • Loading whole round end

    • Workers roll a tent, from Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flat bed wagon.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • Finishing 3 50 ft. middle pieces

    • View of a work crew, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, as they strike the middle section of a tent. The group is supervised by foreman dressed in white shirts and vests. A wagon and horses are seen in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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    • Starting to fold 3 50 ft. middle pieces together

    • Work crew packs up the middle pieces of a tent from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Vertical wooden poles and guy wires are seen near the operation and a striped tent is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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    • A group of canvas men

    • African American (Black) and white members of the Buffalo Bill show crew laugh and eat watermelon; one man holds a cigar. A tent for the combined Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bills Great Far East Show is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Great Far East Show--People.; African Americans--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1910
    • Tent crew

    • A group of workers is gathered in the foreground holding sledgehammers. The men are members of the tent crew for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. They all wear work clothes and some wear suspenders. Numerous horseback riders are in the background...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]

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