Ripe Shade Tobacco Leaves are Placed in Canvas Baskets 2017-07-27T20:54:43+00:00

Project Description

Title:  Ripe Shade Tobacco Leaves are Placed in Canvas Baskets
Creators:  Shade Tobacco Growers 
Agricultural Association, Inc. and Clifford Schofield Color Productions (Cheshire,Connecticut)                                                                                         
Object ID:  2003.031.003
Date:  c. 1950-1965
Description:  Color postcard shows a young man placing just-picked shade tobacco leaves into a canvas basket. Connecticut River Valley shade tobacco is harvested in July and August. The baskets full of leaves are pulled from the field by draggers and transported to the tobacco sheds.