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Title
Group of men and women at work at the Andy Frei Apple dryer in 1909 Sebastopol/Graton
Date Created and/or Issued
1909
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Western Sonoma County Historical Society Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photo--Black and white, mounted: A group of men and women at work at the Andy Frei Apple dryer in 1909 Sebastopol/Graton. The woman on the far left is Lena Heintz (identified by John Heintz) The man operating the peeler on the right is Errol Singmaster.The equipment to the left that the women are working with are apple peelers and Singmaster is working with an apple slicer. Caption on verso by Ralph Sturgeon: "John Heintz upon viewing this photo said he believes that to be his mother in the rear and to the left of this apple drier (Lena Heintz). Note men at hand peelers. The ladies trimmed & lay them in slices on trays. These trays went into sulphur box for a time, removed and into other slots for drying. The sulphur smoke in hay-wire driers were an industrial hazard--(depending on the way of the wind or drafts in the structure). Mrs Grandmother Lena Wright and my mother's bronchial tubes were damaged as they worked in these or this type of apple drier, Occidental area for years. Many other(s) were so effected. It was especially noticed when they came down with a cold. How well I remember." Photo identified by Ralph Sturgeon as "MISC-24."
Type
Image
Format
Still image
Identifier
d5710ce8-d99d-4333-92cd-556b92fe93a8
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