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Teenagers Beginning Their Summer Day Detasseling Corn in Fields near New Ulm, Minnesota... | by The U.S. National Archives
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Teenagers Beginning Their Summer Day Detasseling Corn in Fields near New Ulm, Minnesota...

Original Caption: Teenagers Beginning Their Summer Day Detasseling Corn in Fields near New Ulm, Minnesota. The Hybrid Corn Seed for the Following Year Is Obtained in This Manner. It Is One Way for Young People to Make Money From the Seed Corn Companies. The Youths Earn Their Pay. It Can Be Cold, Wet Work Early in the Morning When the Tall Corn Plants Are Covered with Heavy Dew. Then It Can Get Hot and Muggy as the Sun Climbs Overhead.

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-15792

 

Photographer: Schulke, Flip, 1930-2008

 

Subjects:

New Ulm (Brown county, Minnesota, United States) inhabited place

Environmental Protection Agency

Project DOCUMERICA

 

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=558242

 

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

 

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Access Restrictions: Unrestricted

Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

 

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Taken circa 1975