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Division of Community Service- Writers' Project, Photos Agriculture (0001-0037), 1937-1940


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"Bee hives made by mountain family out of hollowed out logs up Stinking Creek, Pine Mountain, Kentucky," Photo 0024 (back), August 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0024. Typed on the Top edge reads "Bee hives made by mountain family out of hollowed out logs up Stinking Creek, Pine Mountain, Kentucky August 1940." There are three stamp marks across the center, one reads "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the Division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other two read "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post." In pencil in the center it reads "22890D," in the bottom left corner "WPA photo" and the bottom right corner "Agriculture WPA photo collection."

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"Bee hives made by mountain family out of hollowed out logs up Stinking Creek, Pine Mountain, Kentucky," Photo 0024, August 1940- scanned Black and white photograph showing rows of standing logs in a grassy knoll, with each log sitting on a large rock. On each of the logs are wooding planks with large rocks holding the beehives sealed.

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"children remain away from school on 'syrupping off' days," Between Campton and Jackson, Kentucky, Photo 0037 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0037. Typed on the top edge reads "In the early fall many of the children remain away from school on 'syrupping off' days. Sorghum syrup is boiled down from the cane sap by one of the men from the neighborhood who does this work for different members of the communities taking a share of the syrup for his labor. On the highway between Campton and Jackson, Kentucky September 1940." In pencil it reads in the bottom right corner "Agriculture WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55551D." There are two stamp prints, with one reading "Please Credit F.S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post" and the other reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the Division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C."

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"children remain away from school on 'syrupping off' days," Between Campton and Jackson, Kentucky, Photo 0037, September 1940- scanned A black and white photograph that is slowing a group of school children licking syrup from sticks. They are standing next to large vats of hot and steaming liquid. The girls are in dresses, with three in floral colors and one in a solid color.

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"Dairy farm in Jefferson County, Kentucky," Photo 0032 (back), July 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0030. Typed on the top left image it reads "Dairy farm in Jefferson County, Kentucky July 1940" In pencil in the center it reads "55484D" and in the bottom right corner it reads "Agriculture WPA photo collection." There are two stamps, one reads "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the Division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other reads "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo by Marion Post."

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"Dairy farm in Jefferson County, Kentucky," Photo 0032, July 1940- scanned Black and white image showing a open field with large dairy barn structures on the horizon line.

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"Fall scene. Haystacks along road between Jackson and Campton, Kentucky," Photo 0033 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0033. Typed on the top edge reads "Fall scene. Haystacks along road between Jackson and Campton, Kentucky. September 1940." In pencil it reads in the bottom right corner "Agriculture WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55906D." There are two stamp prints, with one reading "Please Credit F.S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post" and the other reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the Division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C."

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"Fall scene. Haystacks along road between Jackson and Campton, Kentucky," Photo 0033, September 1940- scanned Black and White image showing a highway next to a field of conical haystacks.

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"Ginning the sorghum can to make syrup. On the road between Jackson and Campton, Kentucky," Photo 0035 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0035. Typed on the top edge reads "Ginning the sorghum cane to make syrup. On the road between Jackson and Campton, Kentucky September 1940" In pencil it reads in the bottom right corner "Agriculture WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55605D." There are two stamp prints, with one reading "Please Credit F.S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post" and the other reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the Division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C."

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"Ginning the sorghum can to make syrup. On the road between Jackson and Campton, Kentucky," Photo 0035, September 1940- scanned Two men are sitting in a field of sorghum next to a sorghum ginning machine. A horse is attached via a long tree branch and is walking around the machine to help make the syrup.

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"Haying, near Jackson, Kentucky," Photo 0030, September 1940- scanned Black and white aerial photograph showing the farm landscape.

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"Mountain woman churing butter on the steps of front porch of her home," Breathitt County, Photo 0026 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0025. In pencil it reads in the top left corner "Agriculture WPA Collection," in the center "55754-s[?]" and in the bottom left reads "26." Typed along the right edge of the photograph it reads "Mountain woman churning butter on the steps of front porch of her home. Up Burton's Fork, off Middle Fork of the Kentucky River. Breathitt County, Ky. Sept. 1940." Stamped on the lower center are two stamps, one reads "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post" and the other reads "Please Note: Kindly return Unused Photos to the Division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C."

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"Mountain woman churing butter on the steps of front porch of her home," Breathitt County, Photo 0026, September 1940- scanned Black and white photograph showing an middle aged woman sitting on a porch with one hand on a butter churner. She is wearing a floral dress and is staring off to the right.

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"Shocks of corn along highway near Virgie, Ky," Photo 0036 (back), October 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0036. Typed on the bottom edge reads "Shocks of corn along highway near Virgie, Ky. Oct. 1940." In pencil it reads in the top left corner corner "Agriculture WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55994D." There are two stamp prints, with one reading "Please Credit F.S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post" and the other reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the Division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C."

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"Shocks of corn along highway near Virgie, Ky," Photo 0036, October 1940- scanned A black and white image showing a field with cone shaped corn shocks in rows. In the distance are large mountainous looking hills.

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"Strawberry Picking, McCracken County" - workers in field, Photo 0007 (back), Spring 19411-scanned Back of photo 0007. Written in pencil in the top left corner it reads "Agriculture WPA photo collection." In the center it reads "Strawberry picking [crossed out] Union McCracken County spring 1941."

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"Strawberry Picking, McCracken County" - workers in field, Photo 0007, Spring 1941- scanned Black and white image showing a group bending over and picking strawberries in a field. To the left there is a little girl standing and holding a toddler. Both are looking forward to the camera.

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"Strawberry Picking, McCracken County" - workers in field, Photo 0008, Spring 1941-scanned Back of photo 0008. Written in pencil in the top left corner it reads "Agriculture WPA photo collection." In the center it reads "Strawberry picking McCracken County, spring 1941."

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"Strawberry Picking, McCracken County" - workers in field, Photo 0008, Spring 1941- scanned Black and white image showing a group bending over and picking strawberries in a field. In the center there is a little girl standing and holding a toddler. Both are looking forward to the camera.

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