• Creator
  • Staff PhotographerSeattle Post-Intelligencer
  • Created Date
  • 1958
  • Description
  • Many people who grew up in western Washington State remember earning money as children by picking fruits and vegetables. Paul and Alice Dues were third-generation strawberry farmers in Marysville. When their 80 acres of strawberries were ripe, children and adults worked from dawn to dusk, seven days per week to pick the crop.In this June 1958 photo, picker Esther McCarthy of Everett enjoys a strawberry at the Paul Dues strawberry farm in Marys... more
    Many people who grew up in western Washington State remember earning money as children by picking fruits and vegetables. Paul and Alice Dues were third-generation strawberry farmers in Marysville. When their 80 acres of strawberries were ripe, children and adults worked from dawn to dusk, seven days per week to pick the crop.In this June 1958 photo, picker Esther McCarthy of Everett enjoys a strawberry at the Paul Dues strawberry farm in Marysville, Washington. She was one of many children who picked berries at the farm that year. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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