Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Corn Shucks




This is Corn Shucking Week, so you are going to get more pictures like this one. This was taken in 1939 in North Carolina.

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  1. Looks like that one got away!

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  2. In spite of doing a menial job, every one is making an attempt to dress nicely. The coats and hats may have seen better days, but they all look respectable.

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  3. I have been curious as to exactly what was done with all the husks afterward. I haven't found out, but here is a very interesting story about corn husking back in the good old days.

    http://www.illinoiscornhusking.com/allhtm06/lowry.htm

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  4. Do you still have Miss Honey? I remember that lovely photo that you took of her with the bluebelles. I thought she was such a beauty. Love these photos!!lam-IL

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  5. This shows that hard work can be made fun. Its all in the attitude.

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