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Children and Adults Engaged in Yard Work

Date: February 20 1915
Description: A woman and boy are using "sedge brush" brooms to sweep a dirt yard as two women — possibly social workers or Agricultural Extension employees — look on. A...
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Mason Rorbett Farm

Date: 1941
Description: Slightly elevated view of Mason Rorbett using a McCormick-Deering Farmall A tractor with a 92 slab moldboard plow to build a terrace on his farm. In the ba...
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Sweeping the Yard

Date: February 20 1915
Description: A woman and young boy sweep yard with "brush broom" while another woman with two children looks on. Two additional women, possibly Agricultural Extension e...
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Young Woman Sweeping Steps

Date: February 1915
Description: Young African American woman sweeping front steps of a residence. Original caption reads: "the 'sedge brush' broom is used a great deal for light sweeping...

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