Apricot Crew and Trays of Drying Apricots

Image

Apricot Crew and Trays of Drying Apricots

Title

Apricot Crew and Trays of Drying Apricots

Identifier

8580

Source

VCLSA Collection, 1982

Description

Several rows of drying apricots lay on the ground in the image foreground. In the background is a large group posing for the camera. Among them are men, women, and children. Some of the group sit on sacks (presumably filled with apricots).

According to library records: They are at A. B. Smith on Ventura Ave; the Bryant place in 1938 (4717 N. Ventura Ave.). Man seated on truck is Henry Sparks and small boy may be Allen Smith [which small boy is unclear].

Creator

Brewster, John Calvin

Date

1880s

Format

Black and White Photograph
25 x 20 cm

Subject

Agricultural laborers
Apricot industry
Sparks, Henry

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Citation

Brewster, John Calvin, “Apricot Crew and Trays of Drying Apricots,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed August 18, 2022, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5232.