This photograph shows a group of hops pickers in the nineteenth century. They are sitting on a box that holds the hops they picked. Men usually took down the poles on which the hops grew, and women usually picked the flowers from the vine.
Glass Plate Negative, 1880-1899, glass, H:5 x W: 7 in. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Smith & Telfer Photographic Collection, 6-01,222.