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Grasshopper sweep, Finney County, Kansas

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Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

Date: Between 1890 and 1900

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Wolf Collection No. 9, #16.

Unit ID: 214080

Summary: This photograph shows a man sweeping a field crop for grasshoppers on a farm in Finney County, Kansas. This appears to be an alfalfa field. Metal teeth went through the crop making the grasshoppers jump up, hit the back wall and drop into a container of some type.

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Title (Main title): Grasshopper sweep, Finney County, Kansas


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