|Title||Frye Lettuce Farm packing plant interior, ca. 1931 |
|Photographer||Pickett, Lee |
|Date||ca. 1931 |
|Notes||The 1200 acre Frye Lettuce Farm, located east of Monroe, operated from the mid 1920s until it sold in the late 1930s. It was largely owned by Charles and Emma Frye and served as the backbone of the local economy by employing up to one thousand workers from up and down the valley.|
Caption on image: Interior view of Frye lettuce farm packing plant. One of seven similar units grading and packing. C. H. Frye's Lettuce Farm, Monroe, Wash.
|Subjects (LCSH)||C. H. Frye Lettuce Farm (Monroe, Wash.); Lettuce--Washington (State)--Monroe; Shipping--Washington (State)--Monroe |
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Monroe |
|Digital Collection||Lee Pickett Photographs|
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|Negative Number||Pickett 4623 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Lee Pickett Photograph Collection. PH Coll 580 |
|Object Type||Negative |
|Physical Description||nitrate, b/w; 8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a 8 x 10 in. nitrate negative using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 200 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 1 and resized to 768 width ppi. 2002. |