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Division of Community Service- Writers' Project, Photos Tobacco (0826-0835), 1937-1941


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"Cutting burly tobacco," Lexington Kentucky, Photo 0827 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0827. Typed on the bottom edge reads "Cutting burly tobacco and putting it on stick to wilt before taking it into curing and drying Barn. Russell Spears' farm, near Lexington, Ky. Sept 1940." Written in pencil in the top left corner reads "Tobacco WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55645E." There are two stamps prints, with one reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other reading "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post."

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Cutting burly tobacco," Lexington Kentucky, Photo 0827, September 1940- scanned Black and white photograph showing a man cutting tobacco leaves and feeding them on a tobacco stake.

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Cutting tobacco on Russell Spear's Farm near Lexington, Ky.", Photo 0828 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0826. Typed on the bottom edge reads "Cutting tobacco on Russell Spear's farm near Lexington, Ky. Sept. 1940." Written in pencil in the top left corner reads "Tobacco WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55306-D." There are two stamps prints, with one reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other reading "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post."

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Cutting tobacco on Russell Spear's Farm near Lexington, Ky.", Photo 0828, September 1940- scanned Black and white photograph showing a two men clearing out a tobacco field. They appear to be cutting tobacco leaves and feeding them on tobacco stakes in order to make hanging bundles.

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Farm of Russell Spears," Photo 0831 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0831. Typed on the bottom edge reads "Farmof ussell Spears. Sept. 1940." Written in pencil in the top left corner reads "Tobacco WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55376D." There are two stamps prints, with one reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other reading "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post."

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Farm of Russell Spears," Photo 0831, September 1940- scanned Black and white photograph showing roles of staked tobacco on tobacco spears in rows of a harvested field.

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Farm of Russell Spears," Photo 0832 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0832. Typed on the bottom edge reads "Farm of Russell Spears. Sept. 1940." Written in pencil in the top left corner reads "Tobacco," bottom right corner "Tobacco WPA photo collection," and in the center "55372D." There are two stamps prints, with one reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other reading "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post."

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Farm of Russell Spears," Photo 0832, September 1940- scanned Black and white photograph showing tobacco in the harvest process. The foreground shows tobacco still growing in the field. The horizon line shows tobacco that has been harvested in staked on tobacco stick bundles. Just beyond are large trees and a large tobacco barn.

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Hanging burley tobacco in a barn to dry and cure," Lexington Kentucky, Photo 0384 (back), September 1940- scanned Back of photograph 0826. Typed on the top edge reads "Hanging burley tobacco in the barn to dry and cure. On Russell Spears' farm near Lexington, Ky. Sept. 1940." Written in pencil in the bottom left corner reads "Tobacco WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55407D." There are two stamps prints, with one reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other reading "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post."

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Hanging burley tobacco in a barn to dry and cure," Lexington Kentucky, Photo 0384, September 1940- scanned Black and white image showing a man lifting and hanging staked tobacco leaves in a barn roof.

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Tobacco before it has been 'topped,'" Lexington Kentucky, Photo 0826 (back), September 1940 - scanned Back of photograph 0826. Typed on the bottom edge reads "Tobacco before it has been "topped" of its blossoms in field on farm near Lexington, Ky. Sept. 1940." Written in pencil in the top left corner reads "Tobacco WPA Photo Collection" and in the center "55409D." There are two stamps prints, with one reading "Please Note: Kindly Return Unused Photos to the division of Information, Farm Security Administration, Washington, D. C." and the other reading "Please Credit F. S. A. Farm Security Administration Photo: By Marion Post."

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

"Tobacco before it has been 'topped,'" Lexington Kentucky, Photo 0826, September 1940- scanned Black and white photograph that is showing a large field of tobacco with blossoms on top. On the horizon line is a large tobacco barn and a homestead.

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

United States. Division of Community Service- Writers' Project

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