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Title
Family Harvesting Prunes
Creator
Moulin, Gabriel 1872-1945
Date Created and/or Issued
1936
Publication Information
San Jose Public Library. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. California Room
Contributing Institution
San José Public Library, California Room
Collection
Collection on Santa Clara County's Agricultural Past
Rights Information
Public domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Photograph of one adult and three children picking prunes off the ground and putting them into metal buckets. Prunes were harvested by shaking the tree and gathering the fallen fruit. Children often earned extra money by participating in the prune harvest.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print; 20 x 24 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0s2021gp
CSJ_186
ARB-C343
Language
English
Subject
Orchards--California--Santa Clara County
Fruit--California--Santa Clara County
Agriculture--California--Santa Clara County
Prune Industry--California--Santa Clara County
Prunes--Harvesting
Agricultural Laborers--California--Santa Clara County
Place
Santa Clara County (Calif.)

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