Alan Mays' photos with the harvest time

Strawberry Ticket, One Crate, R. E. Cantrell, Sarcoxie, Mo.

Strawberry Ticket, One Crate, R. E. Cantrell, Sarcoxie, Mo.
"Strawberry Ticket, One Crate, R. E. Cantrell, Sarcoxie, Mo."

See also Emmett Williamson Pickers' Chits:
Added on July 30, 2015

6 Quarts, A. J. Daisy

6 Quarts, A. J. Daisy
"6 Quarts, A. J. Daisy."

See also Emmett Williamson Pickers' Chits:
Added on July 30, 2015

Emmett Williamson Pickers' Chits

Emmett Williamson Pickers' Chits
"Emmett Williamson, 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50 quart(s), not transferable."

Seasonal agricultural workers who harvested fruits and vegetables received "pickers' chits" like these, which they could later redeem for cash. I haven't been able to determine what cro…
Added on July 30, 2015

Onion Harvest

Onion Harvest
"How we do things at Ephrata, Pa."

Wisconsin photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr., reused these same onions in another tall-tale postcard that he entitled Onions (below).
Added on March  2, 2016

Bringing in the Sheaves

Bringing in the Sheaves
A real photo postcard.

"Bringing in the sheaves. A common scene on a Kans. farm. Copyrighted photograph, 1908, W. H. Martin."
Added on November  4, 2013

Corny Ears

Corny Ears
A real photo postcard, probably from Iowa, circa 1910s.
Added on April  1, 2014