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Old Fashioned Bean Threshing
"Old fashioned bean threshing" agricultural scene. A group of men, women, and children stand among threshing equipment. Mountain in the background identified as South Mountain.

Identified individuals include:

(front row): Frank Moore; George…

Orange Picking at Limoneira
Several men climb ladders to harvest oranges in an orchard at Limoneira. Oranges are slid down tubes into crates on the ground. Crates are stacked up in neat rows ready to be carried off. Charles Collins Teague sits in a horse drawn carriage at the…

Picking Oranges at Limoneira
Several men climb ladders to harvest oranges in an orchard at Limoneira. Oranges are slid down tubes into crates on the ground. A man on a horse drawn wagon is in the middle of the scene. To the left of the image there is a load of filled crates on a…

Men Topping Sugar Beets
Group photo of several men standing side by side, topping sugar beets. They stop mid-work to pose for the photo, most of them holding sugar beets and or tools in hand. The men are in the middle of a vast field of sugar beets, a wind row in the far…

Canet Apricot Drying Camp
Group photo of eight men at work drying apricots on Canet Ranch on "The Avenue" in Ventura. The Avenue refers to Ventura Ave. Five men sit in front of a shed, while stand near apricot drying trays. Some trays are stacked and others are laid out for…

Barley Machine at Broome Ranche
A barley machine is pulled by two large horses. Two men stand in the machine and two other men are in the background. Library records state "J. F. Lewis", but it is unclear if he is one of the men.

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View of a Marion topper and loader used in sugar beet harvesting. Machine is in the middle of a field.

Marion Topper Machine
Closeup of the rear of Marion topper machine at work in the middle of a field. It is helping with harvest of sugar beets. A wagon alongside the machine appears to be filled with sugar beets.

Group Photo on Frank Petit Ranch
Oval portrait showing three men working on a field with a threshing machine on the Frank Petit Ranch, possibly lima beans. Horses and agricultural equipment in the scene.

Farmer Plowing Behind Mule Team
View from behind of a farmer plowing behind a mule team. There are possibly 8 mules. On one side of the plow and team there is plowed earth and on the other there is vegetation or crops.

Harvesting Scene, Combined Header and Thresher postcard
A harvesting scene reading "Harvesting Scene, Combined Header and Thresher" across the top of postcard shows several men on the equipment being pulled by a team of horses and/or mules that number approximately 30.
[Mitchell, Edward H., San…

Fifty Tons of Apricots Drying, N.B. Smith Ranch postcard
Closeup view of trays upon trays of apricots drying on the ground at N.B. Smith Ranch in Ventura, Calif. Buildings and an orchard in the background. In the far distance are mountains.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal. (C.T. American Art), A-67989]

Man Turning Drying Apricots
A man flips over apricots drying on trays at Canet's Apricot Ranch in Ventura, Calif. A man can be seen holding the corner of a tray with one hand and a tool in the other hand. Stacks of trays and other men can be seen in the background.

Museum…

Apricot Drying Yard
View of the drying yards at Canet's Apricot Ranch. Trays of apricots are lined up in the sun in foreground. Stacks of trays and buildings can be seen in the background. Agriculture workers can be seen at various tasks.

Museum records indicate the…

Fruit Drying on Robinson Ranch
Seven men are seen working around an agricultural structure on Robinson Ranch. They are engaged in the process of fruit drying. Two men stand on either side of a table. Others are working in the distance.

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Men, women, and children gather for a group photo under an apricot pitting shed during a day of work. A row of young boys is sitting in the front row.

Workers at Saticoy Lima Bean Packing House
Group photo of workers at Saticoy Bean House. It is an interior shot taken midwork. L-R: Pantaleon "Pompi" Garcia, Adan "Chicano" Macias (obscured by hat), Angel Reyes, unidentified, Pedro "Pete" Reyes, unidentified. Sacks of lima beans being filled…

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Interior bird's eye view of working at Mupu packinghouse. A number of men and women are shown in the middle of packing and moving boxes. Leon Preciado, Sr. is on the far right wearing a dark apron and hat.

Agricultural Group Photo
Outdoor panorama, gray toned photograph of agricultural land, workers, horses, wagons, sacks, tractors, pulley belt thresher in the scene. There is an open car with some men on left of photo and there are some houses in the background just off of the…

Gill Brothers Lima Bean Threshing Outfit
Panorama shot of the Gill Brothers lima bean threshing outfit in Camarillo, California. Several farm workers stand in the forefront looking at the camera. Threshing equipment and horse-drawn carts are in the background.

Bean Threshing on Deidrick Ranch
Panorama of a bean threshing outfit on Deidrick Ranch. A group of workers stand in the center of the shot and face the camera. The bean threshing machine is behind them.

Sacks of Lima Beans
Sacks of lima beans are shown piled into stacks with men sitting on top of them and some men stacking the sacks. Bean thresher shown to the right of the sacks.

Apricot Pitting Crew, A. Everett Ranch
Group photo, apricot harvesting crew at A. Everett Ranch, Moorpark. Most are women and children.
[Original panorama (46 x 6 in) also shows bicycles, horses, wagons, and an automobile.]

Packing Lemons postcard
View inside a lemon packing house. The room has conveyor belts with crates on top, and there are tubs full of lemons. People are standing near one of the conveyor belts, and some are holding crates. Caption at bottom reads: "Packing Lemons, Santa…

Transporting Lima Beans to Hueneme Warehouse
Lima beans being transported to lima bean house for shipment. They are in large sacks loaded on horse drawn wagons. Several horse drawn wagons are shown standing in a line leading up to the lima bean house. Men stand next to the line of wagons…
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