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1. The end of the harvest, Charlemont, Mass. The end of the harvest, Charlemont, Mass. Agriculture--Massachusetts--Charlemont; Corn shocks--Massachusetts--Charlemont; Corn-husking--Massachusetts--Charlemont Image of a man and a boy husking corn in a field with corn shocks standing upright around them.

2. Charcoal kiln, Prescott, Mass. Charcoal kiln, Prescott, Mass. Charcoal industry--Massachusetts--Prescott; Coal trade--Massachusetts--Prescott; Fuel trade--Massachusetts--Prescott; Charcoal kilns--Massachusetts--Prescott Image of an older man standing before the opening of a large, brick charcoal kiln with an armful of wood. Cut firewood, waiting to be placed in the kiln and turned into charcoal, rests in a stack in the...

3. Weaving a rag carpet on a loom in the garrett, West Stockbridge, Mass. Weaving a rag carpet on a loom in the garrett, West Stockbridge, Mass. Cottage industries--Massachusetts--West Stockbridge; Weaving--Massachusetts--West Stockbridge; Rugs--Massachusetts--West Stockbridge; Handlooms--Massachusetts--West Stockbridge Image of a woman working alone in an attic on a large loom in the bright daylight from the large window beside her.

4. Cranberry picking, Yarmouth, Mass. Cranberry picking, Yarmouth, Mass. Cranberry industry--Massachusetts--Yarmouth; Field crops--Massachusetts--Yarmouth Image of three people on hands and knees (could be mother, father, and son) picking cranberries in a drained cranberry bog. Rows are marked with string. The older man is using a cranberry scoop and containers...

5. Clearing boulders off a field, Ware, Mass. Clearing boulders off a field, Ware, Mass. Farm equipment--Massachusetts--Ware; Stone walls--Massachusetts--Ware; Horses--Massachusetts--Ware Image shows two men using a team of two horses to clear a field by dragging the boulders away to use in building a rock wall. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Getting boulders off a field...

6. Holding the horses in the dooryard, Sunderland, Mass. Holding the horses in the dooryard, Sunderland, Mass. Farm life--New England; Rural children--New England; Farm equipment--Massachusetts--Sunderland; Farms--Massachusetts--Sunderland; Draft horses--Massachusetts--Sunderland; Barns--Massachusetts--Sunderland View of two large horses hooked up to a disc harrow outside a large barn. Two young children stand nearby, one of them holding the reins of the horses. A large pile of firewood rests next to another outbuilding...

7. Children working with hay, Charlemont, Mass. Children working with hay, Charlemont, Mass. Farm life--New England; Rural children--New England. Hay--Massachusetts--Charlemont; Barns--Massachusetts--Charlemont Image shows two young boys trying to push a huge pile of hay into a barn. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "The haymakers getting in a big two-boy load."

8. Stone and rail fence, West Stockbridge, Mass. Stone and rail fence, West Stockbridge, Mass. Fences--Massachusetts--West Stockbridge; Pastures--Massachusetts--West Stockbridge View is of an unusual stone and rail fence bordering a grassy field along an old country road. The rails are built atop a low stone wall with more stones resting above, holding the rails in place.

9. Preparing fish for salting, Gloucester, Mass. Preparing fish for salting, Gloucester, Mass. Fish trade--Massachusetts--Gloucester; Fishery processing industries--Massachusetts--Gloucester; Seafood industry--Massachusetts--Gloucester; Harbors--Massachusetts--Gloucester View of a group of men and teenage boys processing fish in a small square. Piles of fish are laid out on tables. One man appears to be scraping the fish while a boy waits with a long-handled spoon, ready...

10. Mill Valley Gristmill, South Amherst, Mass. Mill Valley Gristmill, South Amherst, Mass. Gristmills--Massachusetts--Amherst; Mills and mill-work--Massachusetts--Amherst; Rivers--Massachusetts--Amherst Image of a gristmill as seen from the opposite side of the mill pond with a clear reflection of the mill in the pond. Two men lean against the open doorway of the mill. The caption on the back of the photograph...

11. A cove near the sawmill, Holyoke, Mass. A cove near the sawmill, Holyoke, Mass. Industries--Massachusetts--Holyoke; Connecticut River--History; Logging--Massachusetts--Holyoke; Loggers--Massachusetts--Holyoke Image of two men working with logs in a cove off the Connecticut River. One man is standing upright and holding a long pike pole while the other man is bent over the log and is pulling on the log with...

12. The old sawmill, South Hadley, Mass. The old sawmill, South Hadley, Mass. Mills and mill-work--Massachusetts--South Hadley; Sawmills--Massachusetts--South Hadley; Circular saws--Massachusetts--South Hadley View of the interior of a working sawmill. One man is operating the saw, which is in the process of cutting a wide board from a large log. Another man stands observing the work. Two young boys stand watching...

13. The hitching place for teams, cattleshow, Cummington, Mass. The hitching place for teams, cattleshow, Cummington, Mass. New England--Social life and customs; Livestock exhibitions--Massachusetts--Cummington; Carriages and carts--Massachusetts--Cummington; Horses--Massachusetts--Cummington View shows the Cummington Cattle Show and a rolling landscape filled with horse-drawn carts and carriages parked in a circle to create an exhibition space. In the background is a large farmhouse with small...

14. In the rag room, Holyoke, Mass. In the rag room, Holyoke, Mass. Paper industry--Massachusetts--Holyoke; Women--Employment--Massachusetts--Holyoke; Factories--Massachusetts--Holyoke Image shows a group of women at work sorting rags in the rag room of a paper-making company. The rags are piled in large baskets beside each woman. All the women are wearing hats or bonnets of some type...

15. A peddler of small wares, Hadley, Mass. A peddler of small wares, Hadley, Mass. Peddlers and peddling--Massachusetts--Hadley; Rural roads--Massachusetts--Hadley; Rural conditions--Massachusetts--Hadley Image of a woman peddler walking down a country road with her back to the camera and carrying two baskets of small wares to sell. She is heading in the direction of a small cluster of buildings up ahead....

16. The shingle maker, Monroe, Mass. The shingle maker, Monroe, Mass. Roofing industry--Massachusetts--Monroe; Carpentry--Massachusetts--Monroe; Singles--Massachusetts--Monroe Image of a man sitting on the seat of a shingle-making bench, a mallet and a splitting tool on the floor beside him. Wood shavings lay scattered about. Other items in the room include a barrel and a stool...

17. Hockanum Ferry, Northampton bank, Mass. Hockanum Ferry, Northampton bank, Mass. Russell, Samuel, 1866-1950; Hay--Massachusetts--Hadley; Ferries--Massachusetts--Hadley; Connecticut River Image shows the Hockanum Ferry having just landed on the Northampton side of the Connecticut River after transporting a horse-drawn wagon filled with a large load of hay. Sitting atop the hay, according...

18. Shaping a mast, Gloucester, Mass. Shaping a mast, Gloucester, Mass. Shipyards--Massachusetts--Gloucester; Shipbuilding industry--Massachusetts--Gloucester; Harbors--Massachusetts--Gloucester; Masts and rigging--Massachusetts--Gloucester View of two men planing a long length of wood in a shipyard, preparing it to become the mast of a ship. Large slips of wood shavings litter the ground all around. The harbor and surrounding buildings are...
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