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Malcolm Carraco collection on tobacco farming, 1948

Part of Malcolm Carraco collection on tobacco farming

2010av005 Malcolm Carraco Collection on Tobacco Farming Photographs, 1948, undated 2010av005 Malcolm Carraco Collection on Tobacco Farming Photographs Finding aid prepared by Desirae Carron University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2013 July This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-10T15:14-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Malcolm Carraco collection on tobacco farming 2010av005 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.25 Cubic feet 31 items; digital surrogates; 1 box 1948, undated The Malcolm Carraco collection on tobacco farming (dated 1948, undated; 0.25 cubic feet; 31 items) shows the tobacco office and the people that work there as well as men and women handling the tobacco in warehouses. Carraco, Malcolm L. Immediate Source of Acquisition note Gift, 2010 Transfer, [date] Historical note Tobacco was the state's biggest cash crop, and by 1820, Kentucky was producing twenty percent of the nation's tobacco. The flourishing of Kentucky's economy came at a cost to the individual tobacco farmers, however, and many tobacco farming families suffered poverty and disease. Preferred Citation note 2010av005: [identification of item], Malcolm Carraco Collection on Tobacco Farming, 1948, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Use note Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Scope and Contents note The Malcolm Carraco Collection on Tobacco Farming (dated 1948, undated; 0.25 cubic feet; 31 items) comprises 31 images of tobacco farming and processing in Carollton, Kentucky. Most pertain to Ralph M. Marker Tobacco Redrying. These pictures were found in Golden Burley tobacco warehouse. Carraco, Malcolm L. Tobacco farms--Kentucky--Shelbyville Tobacco industry--Kentucky--History. Tobacco industry--Kentucky--Lexington. Tobacco industry--Kentucky. Tobacco industry. Tobacco workers Tobacco--Kentucky. Tobacco. R. M. Barker Tobacco Co. Re-dryer office 1 1 undated Mr. Ralph Malcolm Barker 1 2 1948 February Group of men in office examining neckties (including Jack Buster wearing a hat and Bill Marrs on the far right, in a white chair) 1 3 undated Group of men talking in tobacco office 1 4 undated Secretaries for R.M. Barker working in office 1 5 undated Secretaries for R.M. Barker working in office (Mary Ellen Wyrick on the far left, Weggie Rice standing, Lena Hill sitting next to window) 1 6 undated Man dragging one of the dollies with tobacco 1 7 undated Women working with hands of tobacco 1 8 undated Men showing hands of tobacco on sticks (Clifford Bishop far left, Robert Pollard next to Bishop, Watt Sutherland far right) 1 9 undated Men with dollies containing loose tobacco 1 10 undated Man looking inside scale room - tobacco is weighed 1 11 undated Men with dollies containing loose tobacco 1 12 undated Women sorting hands of tobacco 1 13 undated Mr. Cooper building hogshead 1 14 undated Men completing construction of hogsheads 1 15 undated Hogsheads ready for packing 1 16 undated Hogsheads being filled 1 17 undated Loading and compressing tobacco in hogsheads 1 18 undated Stacking sealed hogsheads on sides 1 19 undated Men shoveling and sweeping up tobacco 1 20 undated Man feeding tobacco into re-dryer 1 21 undated Men unloading tobacco with winch 1 22 undated Men loading tobacco palettes on sleds 1 23 undated Men lifting tobacco palette with forklift 1 24 undated Women placing hands of tobacco on sticks 1 25 undated Men handling sticks of tobacco hands 1 26 undated Scale for weighing tobacco 1 27 undated Scale for weighing tobacco 1 28 undated General view of re-dryer rooms 1 29 undated Woman placing tobacco on conveyer into re-dryer 1 30 undated Man standing outside drying room with steam 1 31 undated Malcolm Carraco collection on tobacco farming