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Testing Seed Corn

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Helen Thomas leans over papers on a desk in a classroom, reading the test of her father's seed corn. Another girl stands on the left, writing on a chalkboa...

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of a man sawing a giant ear of corn as though it was a log. Beside him an ax is wedged in a stump-like piece of corn. A mound of giant ears...

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Peter Lagacy Family

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Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...

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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...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Beaver Canning Company of Randolph, Wisconsin, packers of peas and sweet corn, with three beavers perched on a branch overhanging the wat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Burchart and Herman Novak unload potatoes from a truck at Frito-Lay Potato Corporation. The potatoes are being dumped from the back of the truck in...

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: 1935-04-10 

Description: Men stand on a platform to load an International Model C-30 truck with celery at the American Fruit Growers Wash House.

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...

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of three women and a little girl pulling up a giant carrot root. Several other giant carrots, some of which have been pulled out of the ground...

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Sorting Potatoes

Date:  date unknown

Description: Potatoes going from truck to sorting machine at the Mumbrue farm. Roy Roth and George Mumbrue stand next to the machine in front of a barn.

Date: 1972 

Description: Women workers, probably at a California warehouse, size, weigh, and bag carrots for market.

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

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Description: At an agricultural extension demonstration on the William Wegert farm near Friendship, a group of farmers watch a hot formaldehyde treatment on potatoes fo...

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Winter Garden

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Beeson tending to lettuce and onions in his winter garden. Original caption reads: "These vegetables have been under cultivation all winter and have be...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic mock-up for an Alfred Stanley Johnson photomontage postcard entitled "Shooting the Shoots." A small girl is sliding down a wooden plank, whic...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman in a printed blouse and skirt tying a bundle of vegetables with teeth and hands. Barrels of vegetables and other produce are set up in a large displa...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Truck driver Neil Wah unloading vegetables from an International C-30 truck owned by Richmond Growers Company, Ltd. The company was the selling organizatio...

Date: 1910 before

Description: A giant, oddly-shaped potato rests on a flatbed railroad car. A horse-drawn carriage with a driver is visible behind the train. White bags filled with pota...

Date: 1925 

Description: A display of autumn produce including corn, squash, cabbage and apples occupies a corner of the Centerville School. There are posters of animals, vegetable...

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