Shucking corn outside H.F. Webb Corn Shop, Leeds, ca. 1900


The exterior photograph shows the H.F. Webb Corn Shop where supervised workers are husking corn from baskets.

For four weeks of every year, from 1887 until 1952, the corn shop hired about 75 men, women and children to work.

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