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Gus Worke, a farmer who came from Germany 40 years ago, Southington, Conn.

[A farmer plowing a field]

[Illus: Prognostication: Clergyman ("Jupiter") blessing farmer ("Sagitarius") tilling soil; "Mars" in armor is radiating beams upon them]

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. The worthy and patriotic writer of the Farmer's letters, have clearly demonstrated, that the liberties of the British colonies in America, have been most cruely violated by th

The patriotic American farmer J-n D-k-ns-n Esqr. Barrister at law

The melancholy case of Mrs. Ackerman. Copy of a letter from a Dutch farmer, in the County of Orange, to a gentleman of the law, in the City of New-York, [and] The answer. [Signed] Z. W. New York, January 29. [New York, 1772].

The patriotic American farmer. J-n D-k-ns---n Esqr. Barrister at Law: Who with attic eloquence and roman spirit hath asserted the liberties of the British Colonies in America. [Philadelphia] Printed for & sold by R. Bell, Bookseller. [1784].

[Soldier with musket and farmer with hoe holding crest topped with sailing ship]

Why Northern Pacific railroad 7-30 gold bonds are a good investment for the mechanic operative, laborer and farmer? ... Jay Cooke & Co. New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Financial agents Northern Pacific railroad co. ... [n. d.].

To the free electors of Kings County. Having seen a handbill, signed "A Kings County farmer," containing some observations on my conduct, and slanderous accusation against the governor and council of appointment, I deem it necessary to state a f

Farmer Giles & his wife shewing off their daughter Betty to their neighbours, on her return from school / Drawn by an amateur - etch'd by Js. Gillray.

American farmer, v. 4, no. 33 (Nov. 8, 1822)

[Farmer with scythe walking down road after livestock]

Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to purchase his entire stock of fall and winter goods in the eastern cities - and his groceries in New Orleans - and will sell for a less profit than has ever been done in this ma

To the public. [Regarding agricultural interests of the state of Illinois] Signed Farmer. July 27th 1840. [s. l.]

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

Election next Monday. For representative to Congress, the farmer's, fisherman's and freeman's candidate. Hon. Daniel P. King of Danvers. Fellow citizens of District Number Two ... March 30, 1843.

Whigs of Rhode Island. The day is approaching when you are to decide the great vital and fundamental principles upon which your State government rests ... [Signed] A Rhode Island farmer [1846].

[Two Japanese men and one foreigner riding on a horse while a Japanese farmer walks]

Round Hill Water Cure Northampton M / Drawn by E.W. Farmer Jan: 17th 1856.

Joseph Farmer Knipe

Questioning the farmer of the period on topography

Joseph Farmer Knipe

The Western prairie farmer running the "fire-guard" / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.

A strange adventure of farmer Toggle and his goat / Palmer Cox.

Farmer's son

Happy farmer

Uncle Sam's Indian policy - the government "ward" - "Ugh! Me got great fatehr's supplies; now me want pale face's scalp" [caricature of armed Indian coming out of jack-in-the-box "Indian reservation" and attacking a farmer, as soldier approaches from behind]

Farmer spading

Farmer's home, Rolling Stone Valley, Minn.

In memoriam. Long Island farmer on the death of his beloved wife, March 24, 1881. Little Neck, L. I. 1881.

Long Island farmer on laying the corner stone of Spinney's Sunday school ... Little Nick, L. L., August 1881.

Long Island farmer on seeing a beautiful quilt, made by Miss Ella Foster of Flushing ... Blood H. Cutter. Little Neck, L. I. Jan. 1885.

The jovial farmer boy

Family in front of the G.M. Farmer farmhouse near Merna, Custer County, Nebraska.

Nothing but feed and fight. Farmer Jonathan ... [Uncle Sam in field with hoe facing many headed monsters - Coal Trust, Oil Trust, Sugar Trust, Steel Trust, Rubber Trust, etc.]

Georgia Farmer, Griffin, GA

Farmer

[Irish peasant farmer]

The Long Island farmer poet on the Columbus celebration from "Long Island News" Flushing, N. Y.) Little Neck, Oct. 1892. Bloodgood H. Cutter.

The American farmer - where he has to sell, and where he has to buy / Dalrymple.

[A Jersey farmer and his wife]

An Arab farmer departing into Egypt

A small farmer's tobacco patch, Province of Havanna, Cuba

[Wood Street and the Farmer's Bank, Pittsburgh, Pa.]

[Library park, Gratiot Avenue & Farmer Street, Detroit, Mich.]

Palestine, Jewish farmer with modern machinery

[Farmer plowing with cattle]

A contented old farmer [seated with bare belly and smoking big pipe] and his rice field, near Honam, China

[Ghost appearing to farmer with hoe and dog]

J.F. Jacobson, with farmer and farming machine in yard

J. Jeffries & Farmer Burnes

Plowing scene [with ox] near Seoul - Korean farmer in his white costume, Korea

G.W. Farmer, Merna, Nebraska.

Twentieth century harvesting-machine cutting and binding corn in a Michigan farmer's field

"Farmer 'Corn Tassel' whose cows always raised twin calves"

"Farmer 'Corn Tassel' whose cows always raised twin calves"

Farmer's corn, north of Cozad, Nebraska.

Alton Brooks Parker. Farmer, jurist and presidential possibility / Keppler.

Farmer's corn, north of Cozad, Nebraska.

Farmer's corn, north of Cozad, Nebraska.

Family of a Buffalo County farmer in front of their residence.

The farmer

Korean farmer with load of grass for market

A Chinese farmer turning the soil with a wooden plow drawn by donkeys

Farmer bringing the Kao liang home by mule cart, N. China

Webster Young, a Buffalo County farmer, walking wire and carrying daughter at the White Bridge Picnic

Webster Young, a Buffalo County farmer, walking wire and carrying daughter at the White Bridge Picnic

General view of wreck, I.C.R.R., Farmer City, Ill., Oct. 5, '09

Family of B. F. Clark, 219 N. 4th Street. This family has worked in 8 different mill villages in the past five years. Clark was a prosperous farmer, before that, but his farm ran down. He says mill families get the habit of moving from place to place. "And mills are writing all the time, giving great inducements and trying to fool you too." Some of the families around here have moved much more than we have. Moving eats up a heap of money." The father and all in group except mother and baby are in the mill. Home bare and ill-kept. Location: Columbus, Mississippi.

[Cover of The Masses magazine with illustration of a farmer] / Drawn for The Masses by Robt. Robinson.

Is Buckingham to be denied renomination for refusing to make a corrupt bargain? William F. Russell offers unanimous nomination to Mayor Buckingham as price of written corrupt promise -- "No," says mayor ... Bridgeport Farmer, October 26, 1911.

3 year old spinner in the Belton S.C. Mills. Cornelia and James Wilson are twins. The third pair in family. The mother said the family record was not kept but have heard that they were 12 years old. A question. Father is a farmer. 5 children in the mill. Girl in the middle is Eva McCoy. Family record May 25, 1912. (Said 13 years.) Location: Belton, South Carolina.

Young workers going home from the Beaumont Mill, Spartenberg [sic], S.C. In the front row are Jesse Farmer, makes 60 cents a day, been working here six months. Haskel Holt, 70 cents a day six months working. A 13 year old sister been spinning his own name. Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Part of a family of Louis Benkendorfer a Bohemian farmer who owns this farm of eighty acres near West. Will get twenty bales of cotton and other crops too. The five year old picks fifteen pounds; ten year old three hundred. The 12 year old girl and other pick, (not in photo). Farm well kept up. Location: West, Texas.

"The gentleman farmer" / Hy Mayer ; by Hy Mayer.

All these children were working in the sugar beets for Louis Startz, a farmer near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The children are brought out from the nearby town to work the beets. See Hine Report, Wisconsin Sugar Beet, July, 1915. Location: Fond du Lac [vicinity], Wisconsin.

All these children were working in the sugar beets for Louis Startz, a farmer near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The children are brought out from the nearby town to work the beets. See Hine Report, Wisconsin Sugar Beet, July 1915. Location: Fond du Lac [vicinity], Wisconsin.

2 "yearlings" belonging to a South Georgia farmer. The former usually gets more attention than the child. John Paulk family. See report of Lewis W. Hine on Georgia, March 1915. Location: Kirkland, Georgia.

Six-year old Tildy helps a little in the beet work, on a Colorado farm near Rocky Ford. Her father is German. He said: "I don't work my children until they are older." Another German farmer nearby said the same. Another father said: "Americans don't work their kids the way foreignors [i.e., foreigners] do." See Hine Report, Colorado Beet Workers, July 1915. Location: Rocky Ford [vicinity], Colorado.

Home of Wyatt Pruett (in doorway). His father is a prosperous farmer but the boy stays out of school to work. Will go to Pruett School. Location: Henderson County--Hebbardsville [vicinity], Kentucky / Lewis W. Hine.

Family of W.T. Frakes, Route 5, Lawton, Okla. Mother said 6-year old Warren picked 41 pounds of cotton yesterday "An I don't make him pick; he picked last year." Had about 20 pounds in his bag. She said Clara, 11 years old, averages 75 pounds a day. Picked 101 pounds yesterday, earning $1.25 (they are picking now for another farmer). She carries 40 pounds in the bag. Velma, 14 years, picks 125 pounds. Has picked over 200 pounds in a day. Children go to Flower Mound School, District 48 while living here, but they are itinerant, renting a small farm of 10 acres now. "We move about a good deal" mother said. Location: Comanche County, Oklahoma / Lewis W. Hine.

[Family of W.T. Frakes, Route 5, Lawton, Okla. Mother said 6-year old Warren picked 41 pounds of cotton yesterday "An I don't make him pick; he picked last year." Had about 20 pounds in his bag. She said Clara, 11 years old, averages 75 pounds a day. Picked 101 pounds yesterday, earning $1.25 (they are picking now for another farmer). She carries 40 pounds in the bag. Velma, 14 years, picks 125 pounds. Has picked over 200 pounds in a day. Children go to Flower Mound School, District 48 while living here, but they are itinerant, renting a small farm of 10 acres now. "We move about a good deal" mother said.] Location: [Comanche County, Oklahoma] / Lewis W. Hine.

Mr. Farmer [...] The government has helped you! You help the government - Buy Liberty Bonds

Sarah Crutcher, 12-year-old girl herding cattle. Route 4, c/o S.O. Crutcher. She was out of school (#49 Comanche County) only 2 weeks this year and that was to herd 100 head of cattle for her father, a prosperous farmer. She said: "I didn't like it either." She is doing well in school. Is in Grade 8. Location: Lawton, Oklahoma / Lewis W. Hine.

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

[Sarah Crutcher, 12-year-old girl herding cattle. Route 4, c/o S.O. Crutcher. She was out of school (#49 Comanche County) only 2 weeks this year and that was to herd 100 head of cattle for her father, a prosperous farmer. She said: "I didn't like it either." She is doing well in school. Is in Grade 8.] Location: [Lawton, Oklahoma] / Lewis W. Hine.

Farmer with horse and wagon in front of new and old homestead, 1917, Canada

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

[Sarah Crutcher, 12-year-old girl herding cattle. Route 4, c/o S.O. Crutcher. She was out of school (#49 Comanche County) only 2 weeks this year and that was to herd 100 head of cattle for her father, a prosperous farmer. She said: "I didn't like it either." She is doing well in school. Is in Grade 8.] Location: [Lawton, Oklahoma] / [Lewis W. Hine]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

[Jack Farmer, Cleveland AL (baseball)]

Farming scenes. Farmer on team of horses II

Farming scenes. Farmer putting out milk cans

Farming scenes. Farmer on team of horses I

Life on Montenegrin Farm. A Montenegrin farmer and his family at home. Fertile land is very scarce in this Balkan Country and every farmer has been hard put since the war to obtain a living from his farm. The children of this family have been aided by the Junior Red Cross of America, by gifts of clothing and medical attention from American doctors and nurses. The family live in the shack to the left, the children sleeping on straw beds