Husking shed, H. F. Webb Corn Shop, Leeds, ca. 1900


Until the 1920s when automatic husking machines were installed inside the factory, corn was husked by hand at the H. F. Webb Corn Shop in Leeds, in what was known as a husking shed.

Children often worked part-time, walking down the road during their lunch break from the McKinley School in Leeds Center to the corn shop.

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