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Title
An agricultural worker with a plow and team of mules harvesting sugar beets, Ventura County, ca.1900
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1900
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
California Historical Society
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of an agricultural worker with a plow and team of mules harvesting sugar beets, Ventura County, ca.1900. A man stands holding in one hand the handle of a plow and in the other the reins attached to the four mules pulling the plow. In the foreground are several sugar beats already uprooted. Shrubs, bushes and trees are visible in the background.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : glass photonegative, photonegative, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
8 x 10 in.
glass plate negatives
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
chs-m9052
USC-1-1-1-9191
USC-1-1-1-10321 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-5305
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m9052
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-5305.jpg
Subject
Sugar beet industry
Agriculture
Food
Agricultural laborers
Mules
Ventura County--General
Agriculture--Crops--Beet sugar
Agricultural sites
Time Period
circa 1900
Place
California
USA
Ventura
Source
1-103-14 [Microfiche number]
5305 [Accession number]
CHS-5305 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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