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Koehler Family in a Garden

Date: September 04 1895
Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...
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Farm Family with Copious Produce

Date: September 05 1895
Description: Matthew H. Stephenson, his wife Julia Hebert Stephenson, and their son William Clinton pose with produce samples from the Menomonee River Boom Company gard...
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New Construction

Date: 1941
Description: Two houses and a large lawn.
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Sow the Seeds of Victory!

Date: 1918
Description: World War I poster promoting individuals to garden and can vegetables for the war effort. Produced by the National War Garden Commission.
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Villa Turicum

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Description: A view of the cut flower vegetable garden at Villa Turicum.
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Garden at Walden

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Description: The garage and garden at "Walden," the estate of Cyrus McCormick, Jr., showing a fountain and pond in the foreground.
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Grounds at Walden

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Description: The grounds at "Walden," residence of the Cyrus McCormick, Jr. family, showing an outdoor table and two chairs.
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Taliesin

Date: 1913
Description: Elevated view of Taliesin. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green.
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The Imperial Hotel

Date: 1916
Description: Elevated view of the Imperial Hotel, in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917
Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.
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World War II Victory Garden Poster

Date: 1943
Description: International Harvester poster promoting "Victory Gardens" and war bonds. Features an illustration of a family working in a field while the father shakes h...
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Young Boy Picking Beans in Garden

Date: 1929
Description: Young boy, Edward Hall, picking beans in his "early" garden.
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Family in Garden

Date: August 1932
Description: A worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works is with his wife and children in a city garden sponsored by the company. The gardens were located n...
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Children Toil in Community Garden

Date: 1917
Description: Children working and playing in a community garden at 38th and St. Louis streets.
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Harrison Street Community Garden

Date: April 1917
Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...
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Riders on an Excelsior-Henderson Motorcycle

Date: April 09 1917
Description: Two riders on an early Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle near a community garden at Harrison and Jefferson streets in Chicago. An International Harvester trac...
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Families Work in Deering Works Employee Gardens

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Description: Men, women and children dig and rake the soil at the Deering Works employee gardens. The gardens appear to be located in a residential neighborhood.
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Squash Harvest

Date: 1920
Description: A woman stands amid a patch of squash plants and displays a large squash in Marinette County.
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Winter Garden

Date: 1913
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...
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Mrs. Streeter in Her Garden

Date: May 09 1917
Description: Mrs. Streeter, wife of Chicago eccentric George Wellington Streeter, posing with her dog in her garden in "Streeterville."

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