• Creator
  • Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. Division of Economic Information. ca. 1922-ca. 1953
  • Created Date
  • 1941-04
  • Description
  • Full caption reads as follows: Haskell County, Kansas. Though the people here are not able to do much in the way of self-sufficient agriculture, they try to make themselves as independent of outside skilled help as possible. Nearly every farm has its shop, and most farmers are able mechanics. Since all their work is done with machines, they must understand them as any worker must understand the tools of his trade. ...[This image shows] a young... more
    Full caption reads as follows: Haskell County, Kansas. Though the people here are not able to do much in the way of self-sufficient agriculture, they try to make themselves as independent of outside skilled help as possible. Nearly every farm has its shop, and most farmers are able mechanics. Since all their work is done with machines, they must understand them as any worker must understand the tools of his trade. ...[This image shows] a young farmer working at a lathe. Expensive tools like this one are not common, of course. Forges, however, are found on virtually every farm. There are always mechanical jobs that require special equipment, so that this machine shop in Sublette has plenty of work to do. In harvest time it has more than it can handle. less
  • Format
  • Photographic Print
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted