Hops Pickers

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.

Bibliographic Information:

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.