Title: Harvesting and Curing Shade Grown Tobacco
Creators: Shade Tobacco Grower Agricultural Association, Inc. and Clifford Schofield Color Productions (Cheshire, Connecticut)
Object ID: 2011.001.088
Date: c. 1960-1970
Description: Color postcard showing a young woman in a red plaid shirt operating one of the specialized sewing machines used to string shade-grown tobacco leaves onto a wooden lath. The laths are hung between rafters in large sheds where the leaves cure. The sheds are a familiar sight in the Connecticut River Valley.