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Two platoons leave Springfield, Oregon, for the fields
Agricultural laborers; Trucks; Agriculture
Two full platoons of volunteers in one truck are leaving for the field of Paul Garboden, near Springfield, Oregon.
Women wigwaming flax
Flax; Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Croplands
A crew of neighborhood women are wigwaming fibre flax at the Benton County flax Growers Cooperative near Monroe, Oregon.
Victory Farm Volunteers strawberry platoon
Strawberries; Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Croplands; Victory gardens
Strawberry VFV platoon working under the direction of leader, standing left. The victory farm was located near Portland, Oregon.
Margaret Moss showing bean picking skills
Moss, Margaret; Agricultural laborers; Beans; Agriculture; Harvesting
Margaret Moss, 17, from Chico, California, is showing farm labor assistant, W. V. Merrill, from Linn County, how she picks 233 pounds of beans in a day.
Portland raspberry picking platoon at lunch
Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Eating & drinking
Portland Victory Farm Volunteer raspberry picking platoon at lunch at a farm near Troutdale, Oregon.
Boys working prune washer and sizer
Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Agricultural machinery & implements; Prunes
High school boys are working on prune washer and sizer in the George Minty plant in Dallas, Oregon.
Blackwell, Mabel; Blackwell, Jessie; Flax; Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Croplands
Mabel and Jessie Blackwell "wigwaming" fibre flax at the Benton County Flax Growers Cooperative near Monroe.
Renner, Joan; Blackberries; Agriculture; Agricultural laborers; Harvesting
Joan Renner, 15 years old, from West Linn, is transferring blackcaps from her picking carrier to a crate on the John Phillips farm in the Carus community of Clackamas County.
Women harvesting peas
Agricultural laborers; Peas; Agriculture; Croplands; Agricultural machinery & implements
Hendrick, Myrna; Osborne, P.M.; Hops; Agriculture; Agricultural laborers; Weights & measures; Extension
P.M. Osborne, section boss from Salem, is watching two weighers hold the hops belonging to Myrna Hedrick, 14, Dequeen, Arkansas
Agricultural laborers; Beans; Nash, Dickie; Grenz, John Jr.; Agriculture; Farms; Harvesting
Dickie Nash, 14, left, from Cromwell, Oklahoma, picking beans on the John Grenz place near Jefferson in Linn county. John Grenz Jr. is with him. Dickie batches an lives in a tent on the place. Picked 204...
Older farm laborers
Hops; Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Harvesting
Mr. and Mrs. William Rick, Baker, picking at the Mitoma hopyard near Independence. They are old timers and have been picking each season for 30 years. He is 77; she, 72; $12 per day.
Mr. and Mrs H.L. Worley at the Mitoma Hop Yard
Hops; Agricultural laborers; Worley, H.L.; Agriculture; Harvesting
Mr. and Mrs H.L. Worley, from Longview, Washington, are picking hops at the Mitoma Hop Yard near Independence. He is a Texan; she is a Minnesotan. He was a Marine private during the war and saw service...
Bean tipping machines
Agricultural machinery & implements; Agricultural laborers; Beans; Food processing; Agriculture
These two men on the bean tippers are H.H. Huges, SP locamotive engineer, and Walter Sorenson, sawyer in the Springfield Plywood mill.
Cranberry grading table
Cranberries; Agriculture; Agricultural laborers;
Photo shows a typical cranberry grading table in Coos County, Oregon. The trained eyes and nimble fingers of the graders enable them to pick out defective berries as the harvest flows past on the moving...
Wolf Creek farmers enjoy a picnic
Picnics; Eating & drinking; Agriculture; Agricultural laborers
Wolf Creek farmers enjoy a picnic lunch after examining crop demonstrations in neighborhood. The picnic was held in H. M. Gilkinson's yard. Photo number USDA S-4888-C.
Victory Farm Volunteers parade through Hillsboro, Oregon
Parades & processions; Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Extension
Victory Farm Volunteers parade through Hillsboro, Oregon, streets as part of the VFV Field Day.
German POWs operating a potato bulker
Prisoners of war; Agricultural laborers; Agricultural machinery & implements; Agriculture; Harvesting; Extension
A crew of 7 German prisoner's of war are operating the potato bulker on the Frank Bell farm just across the state line in Tulelake, California.
Ray Streight picking blackcap raspberries
Streight, Ray; Agricultural laborers; Agriculture; Raspberries; Croplands; Harvesting; Extension
Ray Streight, 14, from Gladstone, Oregon, is picking blackcaps on John Phillips farm in the Carus community of Clackamas County.
Corvallis High School students going to the fields
Students; Agricultural laborers; Extension
A group of Corvallis High School students, about 80 strong, gather at the high school entrance ready to be taken to Benton County beet fields.
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