Selected Photos of Pecan Shellers Living and Working Conditions, Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., RG 69-57-20580-D

Some of the Better Pecan Shellers Homes, Renting for $1.00 a Week

Pecan Sheller Home, Renting for 50 cents a week

Mr. and Mrs. Medina standing in front of their 6 by 12 foot shack

Poor Working Conditions in Pecan Plant


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