- Item 13195 - Potato barrels at harvest, Caribou, ca. 1930
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- Item 13195
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Hardwood potato barrels set out for the potato pickers.Show Details
After the potato digger extracted the potatoes from the ground, potato pickers worked through a field gathering the potatoes into baskets then dumping them into barrels.
Pickers were paid by the barrel.