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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.

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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 Bean House
Group photo of workers at Saticoy Bean House. It is an interior shot taken midwork. L-R: Panfilo "Bombi" Garcia, Adon "Chicano" Macias (in hat), Angel Reyes, unidentified, Pedro "Pete" Reyes, unidentified. Sacks of lima beans being filled read:…

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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
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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Agricultural production of dried apricots.

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Agricultural production of dried apricots.

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Apricot processing facilities.

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Panoramic view of lima bean fields, field workers, mountains in background. "James F. Fulkerson's Lima Bean Threshing outfit, operating near Camarillo, Ventura County, CA. Largest lima bean fields in the world."
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