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Fruit picker putting fresh peaches in crates

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Title:
Fruit picker putting fresh peaches in crates
Topics:
Agriculture
Subjects:
Crop science
Peach
Orchards
Peach -- Harvesting
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-006-bx0019-002-001
Description:
Transcribed from back: No. 2--From the bag strapped to her shoulders, the picker dumps the fresh fruit into crates placed along the road. The orchard is a mile long. A truck will come along quickly, pick up the peaches, leave empty crates. All picking is done by hand. The identify a ripe and pickable peach, the picker must examine not only color but the shape. The unripe peach is compact, clings roundly to the pit.
Genre:
Photographs
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs