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Farmer Poses with Watermelon aboard Cotton Picker

Farmer Poses with Watermelon aboard Cotton Picker | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Farm worker, Frank White, stops harvesting to pose with watermelon found among the cotton crop. The field, part of the O'Neill Ranch located in Helm, California, was formerly used for watermelons. Mr. White is sitting in a McCormick-Deering cotton harvester.
DESCRIPTION
Farm worker, Frank White, stops harvesting to pose with watermelon found among the cotton crop. The field, part of the O'Neill Ranch located in Helm, California, was formerly used for watermelons. Mr. White is sitting in a McCormick-Deering cotton harvester.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11189
Creation Date: 1944
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Helm
County:
State:California
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M2002-181, box 17, folder 35
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Agricultural machinery
Cotton
Field crops
Fields (Agriculture)
Fruit
Harvesting
Hats
Work clothes
African Americans
Men
Portrait photography
Agricultural laborers
Farmers
Outdoor photography

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