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Date Created1950-1955
DescriptionA plane doing the job of dusting fields with pesticides. In order to prevent insects and diseases that run rampant, the fields were sprayed and constantly watched with the use of airplanes,...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1953
DescriptionPhotograph capturing the Seabrook Farms plant/ factory showing specifically the loading of french fried potatoes. The little inscription on the photograph points to the dehydration building.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1950-1955
DescriptionFrank Hemenway was a Production Manager at Seabrook Farms. He was involved with shift timekeeping and acted as a checker supervisor.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1953
DescriptionPictured is Kazuo 'Kaz' Kobayashi, a Seabrook Farms employee in the Quality Control Department. Kaz worked behind the front platform. He further inspected produce after it passed initial sample...
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Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionAfter crops were picked from the fields, they were brought to the front platform pictured here at Seabrook Farms. At the platform, they were inspected, and then trucked to the processing plant. John...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionPictured is a plant truck parked at the scale house at Seabrook Farms. John Fuyuume explains: 'The trucks would drive onto the platform scale to be weighed fully loaded, and [then] after discharging...
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Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionPictured is John Nakamura loading packaged produce into the giant Amerio freezers at Seabrook Farms. Freezing was so important at the Farms, that the entire process capacity of the plant depended on...
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Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionFrank Hemenway of Seabrook Farms is lounging under an umbrella, waiting to check out trucks to be weighed in at the scale house.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionAfter samples were taken of freshly harvested crops, produce was delivered by elevators, or ladle chains, to the third floor for processing. Here, crops were washed, blanched, and sorted.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1952
DescriptionYohei Masatani, the man wearing the baseball cap, is waiting for a tub to fill with harvested peas. Once the tub is filled, it is rolled over to the beginning of the marathon line in the plant.