• Creator
  • Early American Museum
  • Created Date
  • 8-1-00
  • Description
  • Threshing scene on the Allen Grant Little farm, Hensley Township, Champaign County, Illinois. Right to left, Allen Grant Little and son Harvey. Charles V. True Jr. (no hat), Wylie True, and Kirker True. A steam thresher hooked to a blower stands in the foreground, on the right-hand side is a single horse buggy next to a wagon. Harvey Little carries a water jug. In this threshing scene the men are taking a break. Harvey Little carries a water j... more
    Threshing scene on the Allen Grant Little farm, Hensley Township, Champaign County, Illinois. Right to left, Allen Grant Little and son Harvey. Charles V. True Jr. (no hat), Wylie True, and Kirker True. A steam thresher hooked to a blower stands in the foreground, on the right-hand side is a single horse buggy next to a wagon. Harvey Little carries a water jug. In this threshing scene the men are taking a break. Harvey Little carries a water jug for the men, an important job for young boys. The threshing operators stand proudly next to their machine. The man who operated it had the highest status during threshing time and was seated first at the dinner table. Allen Grant little married Florence Howard True and Florence's brothers are helping Allen out on his farm. Threshing was a community activity. Celebrations and Festivals. 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
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