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Description: "Black laborers on threshing crews were few; this crew on the John P. Linscheid farm, Reno County, Kans., ca. 1915, was integrated. Linscheid, the farmer, holds a pitchfork with a black laborer."; postcard; tractor is a Rumley oil tractor; according the the MLA identifications, Edward H. Linscheid is holding the pitchfork, then next to him to the right are Alfred G. Linscheid and John P. Linscheid
Date: ca. 1915
Location: Arlington, Kansas
MLA filing: Farming - Wheat
Original size: 13 x 8 cm
Source: John P. Linscheid collection
Note: used in Thomas D. Isern, Bull Threshers and Bindlestiffs: Harvesting and Threshing on the North American Plains (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1990), p. 141. Caption comes from there.

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