Workers Transfer Tobacco Seedlings from Hot Beds to Planters 2017-08-03T20:04:04+00:00

Project Description

Title:  Workers Transfer Tobacco Seedlings from Hot Beds to Planters
Creators:   Shade Tobacco Growers Agricultural Association, Inc. and Clifford Schofield Color Productions (Cheshire, Connecticut)

Object ID:  2011.001.084
Date:  c. 1950-1965
Description:  Color postcard shows a group of women working in the tobacco seed beds of a Connecticut River Valley farm. Shade grown tobacco seedlings are grown from seed in hot beds under glass. In late May they are picked from the beds by workers and carried to planters which insert them into the ground.