Young Tobacco Plants are Supported Individually 2017-08-03T20:07:09+00:00

Project Description

Title:   Young Tobacco Plants are Supported Individually
Creators:  Shade Tobacco Grower Agricultural Association, Inc. and Clifford Schofield Color Productions (Cheshire, Connecticut)
Object ID:  2011.001.086
Date:  c. 1950-1960
Description:   Color postcard shows young women twisting string around the stalks of young shade grown tobacco. In the Connecticut River Valley leaf tobacco used for cigar wrappers is grown under shade netting. Tying the stalks to the overhead wires reduces damage from wind and rain.