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Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of a giant pig in a pen. A man, standing in the pen, is holding a giant ear of corn for the pig to eat. Numerous ears of oversized corn litter...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Mother and her two daughters pose near a version of International Harvester's logo at the McCormick Works community garden. The garden was one of several f...

Photograph

Potato Harvest

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of seven people seated in a field and eating raw potatoes. The family dog is also present.

Photograph

Picking Cucumbers

Date: 1970-08 

Description: Mrs. Matias Perez and her daughter empty buckets of cucumbers picked into burlap bags.

Photograph

Pontiac Potatoes

Date: 1984-09 

Description: "Milton Retzlaff showed off some huge red Pontiac potatoes including a monster that weighted in at a whopping 2 1/2 pounds. Milton claims the potatoes are...

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Description: Front cover and partial menu listing with drinks overleaf. Front cover has a porthole view of pairs of men in three boats with mountains and palm trees in...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of two men standing over an open cellar door, attempting to push a giant root vegetable into it. Two women with brooms are holding a baby by t...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Front side of order blank for Aunt Jenny's Garden for Victory seeds featuring a drawing of a woman and several vegetables.

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Mother and her two daughters at work in the McCormick Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Har...

Photograph

Vegetable Farmer

Date: 1895 

Description: A farmer stands in his vegetable field.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three women and a man dumping the beans they've picked into wooden containers at a vegetable garden northwest of Chicago.

Historical Object

Ocean View Brand Reused Label

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Emergency label for Ocean View Early June Peas printed over an unused wax beans label. The label shows a bowl of cut wax beans on one side and a view of th...

Photograph

Taliesin I Gardens

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Gardens on the southwest side of Taliesin I. In addition to the vegetables there are foundations in the background supposedly to have been the bases for c...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card created to promote agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. This piece displays Julius Koehler, a man, and a woman in the flourishing ga...

Discover Juliet Severance, the free-thinking Whitewater physician who was involved with the anti-slavery movement, temperance, and women's rights.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...

Date: 1983-07-24 

Description: Tammy Meiller, 16, of the Blue Eagles 4-H Club, looks over a display of vegetables in the Milwaukee County 4-H Fair at the Mayfair Mall Shopping Center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A number of people unloading goods from boats arriving at a waterfront marketplace. Huts and various other buildings are visible on the hillsides in the ba...

Photograph

Man in Bean Garden

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands in front of several very tall bean plants. Photograph taken in a company town of Consolidated Coal Company.

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