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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: 1919 

Description: Back cover of the 1919 John A. Salzer Seed Co. catalog featuring depictions of carrots, cabbage and a honeydew melon. The back cover also bears the slogan...

Date: 1936 

Description: Four men load fruits and vegetables into the back of an International C-30 truck owned by Bronstein & Rovner. The truck is backed up at the loading dock of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An open air fruit stand in the Center Market in Baltimore, MD. What appears to be cabbages, apples, potatoes and onions are visible piled or in baskets. Ho...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children sit around tables at the Second Grade Normal School. The room is decorated with flowers and American flags.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man parked in an International Model M truck outside a suburban or rural home with an overflowing bed of squash or pumpkins.

Book or Pamphlet

Grow a Vegetable Garden

Date: 1918-03-15 

Description: Booklet produced by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department to promote family vegetable gardens. Includes the text "grow a vegetable ga...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young man and woman wearing work clothes are standing in a garden, holding very large root vegetables. The woman is wearing a bonnet and the man is weari...

Date: 1946 

Description: Man pulling a trailer with a Farmall B tractor on the farm of C.H. Meyerling. The trailer is loaded with tomatoes. A young man is standing next to another...

Date: 1910 

Description: Two girls stand in front of a large pile of giant string beans. Red text in the upper portion of the image reads, "How we do things at Ihlen, Minn."

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoner of war pitching pea vines into a viner at a cannery.

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.

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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: 1921 ca.

Description: Various types of vegetables are arranged along a counter in an outdoor marketplace. A female customer purchases a bag of farm produce from a male vendor; a...

Photograph

Market Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A market stall with an array of fruits, vegetables, fish, and flowers. The shop keeper is sitting in the center just behind a wooden post. In her journal f...

Photograph

Farmer's Harvest

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Farmer standing in a field between two large piles of root vegetables. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus experimental farm.

Date: 1949-01-24 

Description: Close-up of a salad exhibit. Includes a pickled fish mold surrounded with deviled eggs and parsley prepared by Carson Gulley's cooking class.

Date: 1915-02-23 

Description: Mrs. James M. Baker in her winter garden picking turnips. Original caption reads: "She was pulling some winter turnips which behind her were multiplying. I...

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...

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.
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