Digging Peanuts in the 1930s

Bob Harrell remembers harvesting peanuts with horse-drawn implements.

Robert Harrell of Edenton, N.C., with a T-post (a pole with a crossbar at the bottom) that peanut farmers used years ago for stacking peanuts. The T-post kept the peanut vines off the ground and protected the vines from weather-related damage and disease.