Hauling Sisal Leaves | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Hauling Sisal Leaves

Hauling Sisal Leaves | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Men carrying cut sisal leaves to take to a decorticating mill (which removes the outer husk), loading them on a donkey, and tram car which is on rails.
DESCRIPTION
Men carrying cut sisal leaves to take to a decorticating mill (which removes the outer husk), loading them on a donkey, and tram car which is on rails.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:75429
Creation Date:circa 1915
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
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Collection Name:Agricultural Extension Department photograph albums, 1902-1935
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 13Z, Album 48, Box 26, Folder 8
Original Dimensions:8.25 x 6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Original typewritten caption reads: "Yucatan. Advertising Dept. Hauling Sisal Leaves to the Decorticating Mill." International Harvester used the sisal to make twine for grain binders. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department. Folder: Fibre
SUBJECTS
Agriculture
Field crops
Fields (Agriculture)
Harvesting
Donkeys
Hats
Work clothes
Men
Moustache
Outdoor photography
Cargo handling
Carriages and carts
Railroad tracks
Agricultural laborers
Farmers
Manual work

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