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Harvest Tales - Ellsworth County

Harvest stories submitted by Kansans for the online exhibit, Wheat People.
Submit your own at KansasMuseum@kshs.org.

Adamek Family

Threshing Wheat

These photographs depict threshing scenes on the Adamek farm south of Black Wolf, circa 1920.

 

Threshing scene


Threshing in Palacky Township, Ellsworth County, around 1920.

Farming scene


A scene on the Adamek farm in 1917 or 1918. Pictured are Joe Adamek, Frank Zakovec, George Adamek, John Adamek, and William Adamek (from left).

Threshing scene


Members of the Adamek family pictured in top photo are Joseph Adamek (on the threshing machine), Frank Adamek (in the wagon, Joe Adamek (standing in front of the steam engine), and George Adamek (at the controls of the steam engine).

Threshing scene


Another threshing scene, circa 1920.

"Harvest Tales" is part of the online exhibit, Wheat People:  Celebrating Kansas Harvest.