Apricot Pickers on the Staire Ranch

Image

Apricot Pickers on the Staire Ranch
Apricot Pickers on the Staire Ranch verso

Title

Apricot Pickers on the Staire Ranch

Identifier

17336 OS

Source

J. Fulkerson Collection, 1989

Description

Group photo of apricot pickers, men, women, and children, on the Staire Ranch standing in front of a pitting shed. Staire Ranch was on Ventura Avenue. On the right, the woman with dirty apron, hand to head, is Muriel C. Eells. Man in dark coveralls is Walter Meyer. Walter Meyer was a nephew of John Notten who also had an apricot orchard on the Avenue. Miss Eells and Mr. Meyer were married in Ventura on 11 May 1912 at Presbyterian Church. Parents of C. Barbara (Meyer) Fulkerson.

Creator

Unknown

Date

Circa 1910

Format

Black and White Photograph
Portrait, Group
16.8 x 21.7 cm

Subject

Apricot industry
Agricultural laborers

Coverage

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

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Apricot Pickers on the Staire Ranch,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed September 23, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/3612.