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Peas Train: 1942
... "Special train carrying agricultural workers to upper New York state to work in the harvest." Our second look at the high schoolers ... amid a wartime labor shortage to travel from Richwood, West Virginia, to Batavia, New York, to help bring in the fall ... by FSA to Five Counties in Western New York RICHWOOD, W. Va., Sept. 4 — A migration of mountaineer farmers to help ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/21/2013 - 12:18pm -

Peas Train: 1942

Northward Bound: 1942
September 1942. "Richwood, W. Va. Station scene at departure of men to help in the harvest in upstate New York." Photo by John Collier. View full size. Travellin' Shorpy ... -tterrace] Clothes Pins Ditto on the watermark. Richwood is a neat little town in the West Virginia mountains which was at one ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/06/2014 - 3:07pm -

Northward Bound: 1942

Little Feet: 1942
September 1942. "Richwood, West Virginia. Hazel Friend and her son, Darriell, in front of their home. The family is traveling to Batavia, New York, to work in the harvest." Photo by John Collier, Office of War ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/27/2017 - 9:50pm -

Little Feet: 1942

Field Trip: 1942
... the Farm Security Administration to travel to Upstate New York for the fall harvest of peaches, apples, tomatoes and other crops, part of ... "High school boys and girls going by special train from Richwood, West Virginia, to upper New York state to help bring in the harvest." ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/17/2013 - 10:27am -

Field Trip: 1942

Our Excellent Adventure: 1942
September 1942. "Richwood, West Virginia. Young men on train leaving for New York state, where they will help in the harvest of tomatoes, apples and other ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/12/2014 - 11:07am -

Our Excellent Adventure: 1942
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