Hanks & Slapar
A Collection of Harvest Photos
This group of 11 photographs from the Hanks and Slapar families dates from the 1920s through the 1980s.
Three adults dwarfed by tall wheat, 1920s.
A wagonload of unthreshed wheat in front of a McCormick Deering threshing machine.
Frank Slapar operating a 1938 Case combine with a 12-foot header, 1947.
Bob Slapar and a 1936 Chevrolet grain truck, 1946.
A truck hauls a threshing machine to a nearby field.
Harman Earl Hanks plants wheat near Girard in Crawford County, November 1998.
Harman Earl Hanks planting wheat near Girard, 1998.
Curtis Harman Earl Hanks works ground to be planted in wheat near Girard in Crawford County, November 1998.
Curtis Harman Earl Hanks working ground to be planted in wheat, 1998.
Curtis Hanks planting wheat in background, with Brandon Callaway standing in the foreground, 1998.
An 1911 International truck parked in front of a new John Deere combine, 1984. Harman Hanks is seated in the combine.