Sugar cane matures and blooms in the Florida Everglades1 postcard, postally unused; caption: "Sugar cane matures and blooms in the Florida Everglades"; "The Everglades is the only known spot in the continental United States where sugar cane matures and produces seed. Here in its research laboratory the United States Sugar Corporation has developed many of the top varieties of cane."
Growing Sugar Cane in the Florida Everglades2 postcards, postally unused, color slightly different; caption: "Growing Sugar Cane in the Florida Everglades"; "Sugar cane grows luxuriantly in the Everglades and stalks often reach lengths of twelve to fifteen feet. From Canal Point on the east, around the southern shore of Lake Okeechobee, to Moore Haven on the west, a distance of fifty-five miles, can be seen the plantations of United States Sugar Corporation".
Harvesting sugar cane in the Florida Everglades1 postcard, postally unused; caption: "Harvesting Sugar Cane in the Florida Everglades"; "Sugar cane is harvested by hand in the Everglades. With a few deft strokes of a machete in the hands of an experienced cane cutter, the cane is ready for loading and hauling in field wagons to railroad cars which transport it to United States Sugar Corporation's huge sugar house at Clewiston, Florida."
Grinding cane using horse powerGreat Smoky Mountains National ParkThe horse power needed to grind the cane. Smoky Vistas, Fall 1979.Sorghum Naking; Luftee, III-F-16109, History - Farming - Farming (Sorghum making; bee keeping; haying; orchard; tobacco growing; oxen plowing; clearing land; plowing; pigs with yokes; butchering; mountain farm tanning; coopering)