Subject is exactly chickens
photograph of workers at Brown's Hatchery in Pilot Mountain. They received about $46 a week in wages. The hatchery tasks included grading eggs for hatching; washing egg trays; unloading supplies; boxing and loading chickens; and taking blood tests of chickens. Photo id from John Bullington: Here are the names of the people I know from the picture:Hatchery picture Left to right(back row) 1.Tall white guy w/ bowtie- Is Mr. Brown (Lester) I think Clayborne Gaston Man with the hat on ( I can’t see his face) ? Mr. Walter Reeves remember he worked as a dishwasher at the Elementary school. ? 2nd row Man with necktie Mr. Pearl Tillman (Cecil Thompson’s(Bug) grandfather) Man with the white hair Mr. Edison East (Cordie’s Grandfather) Front row Man with the suit and hat tiled Mr. John Rutledge (we called him Uncle Kag) Man with hat white sweater Mr. Graham Staples (also called Little Man or Short Man) Man with the bolo tie? Man with the hat pushed off his forehead, Joe Forrest (my grandfather) Man with hand in his pocket Rev. Cecil Thompson (Cecil Thompson (Bug’s ) Dad) From a friend who knew the men from the original post at the top.
Letter from D.J. Brock, Broker to J.H. Fulton and Company regarding payment for chickens and requests for future orders.