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Harvesting Watermelons, Cherries, Lettuce, Celery, late 1...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
501434_1_1
No
California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:15:52 - 02:29:46
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1800
HFR-DFS-16-085
N/A
Master 1800 - Tape 2 Excellent raw footage of watermelons, cherries, lettuce & celery being picked, harvested during late 1940s. Includes great material of predominantly Hispanic male migrant labor toiling in fields.

Harvesting Watermelons, Cherries, Lettuce, Celery, late 1...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
501434_1_2
No
California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1946  (Actual Year)
Color
02:15:52 - 02:20:35
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1800
HFR-DFS-16-085
N/A
Harvesting watermelons. TLS Hispanic & African-American men picking watermelons, throwing them onto moving stake bed truck. TLS Hispanic man operating tractor pulling cart loaded with watermelons. TLS black & Latino men loaded watermelons onto truck. MSs watermelons being stacked on bed of hay in truck. Great panning MSs Hispanic migrant workers tossing watermelons from worker to worker, ending up on truck. Hot, sweaty labor. Panning TLS Latino migrant workers walking through massive watermelon patch, looking for ripe melons. MSs black & Latino men picking watermelons, tossing them from man to man & then loading them onto truck driving through field. TLS oil company crane, tilt down to MS green, non-ripened watermelons in patch... ooo, a political statement; MS oil workers laboring in field. MSs white male workers, some wearing blue jean overalls, loading watermelons onto truck. MS stack of watermelons. MS green melons in field, tilt up to TLS workers tossing melons to man standing in bed of old Ford truck driving through melon patch. Panning MS white men loading large melons onto truck rolling thru field. TLS melons being unloaded from old green pickup truck & onto commercial grade delivery truck. Nice TLS white man in jean overalls, straw hat, loading melons onto bed of green pickup parked in field. MSs stack of harvested watermelons. MSs white men unloading watermelons. (LB-26)

Harvesting Watermelons, Cherries, Lettuce, Celery, late 1...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
501434_1_3
No
California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1949  (Actual Year)
Color
02:20:35 - 02:22:51
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1800
HFR-DFS-16-085
N/A
Picking cherries. MS bright red cherries growing on cherry trees. CU large pile of harvested, ripe Bing cherries... yum. CU pile of harvested Ranier or Royal Anne cherries. MCU bunch of Ranier or Royal Anne cherries growing on tree. TLS workers using ladders to harvest, pick cherries. MCUs Ranier or Royal Anne cherries being picked from tree. MS white woman wearing straw sun hat & sleeveless blouse while picking Bing cherries. MS wooden crate loaded w/ Ranier or Royal Anne cherries. MSs blush cherries growing on tree. MS three young white women (models) picking cherries, placing them into wood basket. (LB-10)

Harvesting Watermelons, Cherries, Lettuce, Celery, late 1...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
501434_1_4
No
California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1948  (Actual Year)
Color
02:22:51 - 02:25:46
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1800
HFR-DFS-16-085
N/A
Harvesting lettuce & celery. TLS male Hispanic migrant labor picking Romaine lettuce in field, tossing bunches onto conveyor that carries the goods to a tractor driving slowly through field. MCU head of fresh Romaine lettuce. MSs male Latino migrant workers picking lettuce in field. CU fresh lettuce. MS harvested heads of lettuce falling into hopper. MS bunches of fresh celery traveling along conveyor, workers sifting through. MS Hispanic man loading washed celery into wood crate. MS water falling onto wood crates of celery. MSs white men picking, crating celery in field. MS/CUs celery on conveyor, workers picking through, crating goods. (LB-13)

Harvesting Watermelons, Cherries, Lettuce, Celery, late 1...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
501434_1_5
No
California, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1948  (Actual Year)
Color
02:25:46 - 02:29:46
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1800
HFR-DFS-16-085
N/A
More harvesting lettuce & celery. Great panning MS Hispanic migrant labor crating Romaine lettuce in field, using conveyor crating machine. MS celery traveling on conveyor. Great MS worker harvesting celery in field. MS celery traveling along conveyor in factory, white workers sifting through wet fresh produce. TLS workers placing wood support slats on corners of flatbed truck on which are stacked numerous crates of produce. CUs worker harvesting celery. MSs young white men wearing white t-shirt, blue jeans or khakis using steel claws to move bushels. MS/CUs banded celery ready for sale. MS workers watching washed celery traveling on conveyor. Great DOF MS field labor picking through celery stalks traveling on conveyor in field. MS/TLSs Hispanic men (migrant labor) crating celery in field, loading wood crates onto truck. Panning LS sprawling produce field, laborers picking celery. Rear view MS male worker wearing dark blue jeans w/ rolled cuffs picking large celery stalks from field. TLSs Latino men picking & packing celery in field. MSs Hispanic men wearing pith helmets, khaki uniforms while using machetes to cut base of celery stalks in field. MS harvested celery being stacked in field. (LB-13)