Group of Hop Pickers

A group of hop pickers near Cooperstown - men, women, and children, posed in a hop field. The group stands near a makeshift tent probably put up for shade. New York was a leader in the production of hops by 1849. The major producing counties were Otsego, Oneida, Madison, Schoharie, and Montgomery, n.d.
Date Original
1856 – circa 1911
New York State Archives, New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, Series A3045-78, D47CpY2.
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Geographic Locations

Otsego County