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Kroger Produce Warehouse

Date: August 07 1934
Description: Interior of produce warehouse, Kroger Grocery and Baking Company, 634 West Washington Avenue, with sacks of sugar and a large Fairbanks scale.
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Park Hotel Display Window

Date: June 02 1931
Description: Park Hotel, 22 S. Carroll Street, "Sea Island Sugar Co." display window showing various sizes of sugar packages and products.
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United States Sugar Company Factory

Date: 1920
Description: Exterior view of the United States Sugar Company factory next to railroad tracks on Atwood Avenue. The building was occupied in 1980 by Garver Feed & Suppl...
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Aline W. Hazard visits a Sorghum Mill

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Description: Aline W. Hazard, WHA Homemakers program director, visits a sorghum mill in Prairie du Chien for her on-the-spot reporting of unusual Wisconsin industries.
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New Orleans Composite

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Description: Composite of views showing the French market, sugar refinery and sugar sheds, fishing boats, steamer unloading bananas, and picking and cutting sugar cane...
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Cutting Sugar Cane

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Description: Workers are shown cutting sugar cane in the fields near New Orleans, Louisiana. Text on photograph reads: "Cutting Sugar Cane In Louisiana"
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Sugar Scabs

Date: August 16 1955
Description: Elevated view of scabs hired by the Colonial Sugar Company of New Orleans gathering around a diner. United Packinghouse Workers Local 1124 was then on stri...
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Worker Harassment

Date: June 1955
Description: Private security guards hired by the Colonial Sugar Company photograph striking members of the United Packinghouse Union. As the result of a court restrai...
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Children on the Picket Line

Date: May 01 1948
Description: Striking members of Packinghouse Workers Local 392 in Baltimore getting ready for Children's Day on the picket line. Frank McCarty, of the UPWA, is about t...
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Boiling Vats at Sugar Mill

Date: 1915
Description: Workers standing beside boiling vats at a sugar mill where the sap is boiled and made into sorghum molasses.
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Chattanooga Evaporator

Date: 1919
Description: Evaporator manufactured at the Chattanooga Plow Works.
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Farmall MV on Farm

Date: 1943
Description: The caption for this photograph states that this Farmall MV tractor is "shown at work on the 2800-acre Triangle Farm near McCall, Louisiana, some 1800 acre...
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Farmall MV Harvesting Sugar Cane

Date: 1943
Description: The caption states the "Farmall MV shown is owned by C.R. Tschirn of Donaldsville, Louisiana, who operates a 350-acre farm, 225 acres of which were in suga...
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Farmall MV at Work Harvesting Sugar Cane

Date: 1943
Description: The caption states the "Farmall MV shown is owned by C.R. Tschirn of Donaldsville, Louisiana, who operates a 350-acre farm, 225 acres of which were in suga...
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MEC&MC Type "AO" Crane in Sugar Refining Operation

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Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company type "AO" crane equipped with three trolleys in the American Sugar Refining Co.
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MEC&MC Type "AO" Crane in Sugar Refining Operation

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Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company type "AO" crane equipped with three trolleys in the American Sugar Refining Co. Two men are in the cab. Th...
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"Sugar Means Ships"

Date: 1917
Description: Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.
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Harvesting Sugar Cane

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Description: Agricultural laborers harvesting sugar cane. Text on photograph reads: "Berry's Pharmacy."
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Cutting Sugar Cane

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Description: A group of agricultural workers cutting sugar cane, possibly in Morgan City. In the foreground, a young man sits on a pile of sugar cane, chewing on cane s...
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Cutting Sugar Cane

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Description: Several agricultural workers cutting sugar cane by hand. Text on photograph reads: "Sugar Cane Cutters, Morgan City, LA." and "H.L. Squires."

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