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Holiday Canned Food Drive

Date: November 22 1955
Description: Thomas Constable (left) and Walter Medenski (right), pose in front of canned food gathered by pupils at the Center Street school for the Salvation Army's T...

Lexington Market

Date: 1905
Description: People posing at the Lexington Market.

McCormick Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1913
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick brand farm implements. Features a woman picking an apple with one hand and holding the bridle of a horse in the other. Als...

Promotional Circular of Young Woman Picking Cherries

Date: 1925
Description: Promotional circular announcing the 1926 calendar for McCormick-Deering farm machinery. The calendar features a young woman looking coyly over her shoulder...

Sentry's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Department

Date: February 14 1985
Description: A display of fruit and vegetables in the East Side Foods Sentry store.

Bobbing for Apples

Description: Child "bobs" for apples at a "Pioneer Day Festival."

Man Bobbing for Apples

Date: November 10 1963
Description: A college male successfully plunges for an apple while a college female looks on.

Family Farmers Market

Date: July 27 1988
Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.

Apple Stand at Deering Works Agricultural Exhibit

Description: Two women staffing an apple stand for an agricultural exhibit at International Harvester's Deering Works. The stand is decorated in stars and stripes. The...

Farmer Poses with Watermelon aboard Cotton Picker

Date: 1944
Description: Farm worker, Frank White, stops harvesting to pose with watermelon found among the cotton crop. The field, part of the O'Neill Ranch located in Helm, Calif...

Fruit Display

Date: November 09 1939
Description: Display of Blue Anchor California pears and grapes in Badger Fruit Market, 250 State Street.

Liggitts Drug Store Lemonade and Orangeade Display on Soda Fountain

Date: August 14 1934
Description: Ligget's Drug Store at 29 S. Pinckney Street, with a lemonade display on the soda fountain. The signs on the mirror read: "Lemonade healthful, refreshing,"...

Three Lost Children

Date: June 26 1933
Description: Three lost children are sitting on the running board of a car and eating bananas. Left to right: Bobbie Simpson, 5, Vina Mae Simpson, 4, Harold Ring, 4. Th...

Toledo Computogram Scale with Tradesman

Date: May 20 1931
Description: Interior view of a Toledo Computogram scale on a counter in a Dodgeville store, with the grocer weighing bananas. In the background is a display of merchan...

Consumers Fruit Market

Date: January 07 1931
Description: Interior view of Consumers Fruit Market, 346 State Street, corner of State and Gorham Streets.

International Wholesale Fruit Delivery Truck

Date: 1917
Description: Man sitting in an International Model G delivery truck along street curb. The truck was owned by G. Dattilo & Sons, wholesalers of fruits, and featured a...
Book or Pamphlet

Lily Cream Separator Catalog

Date: 1914
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily line of cream separators. Features an illustration of a young girl holding an apple behi...

Picking Apples

Date: 1950
Description: An apple-picker stands among the branches of a tree, on a ladder with a pouch slung over his shoulder and belted around his waist.

Apple Stand

Date: October 09 1963
Description: Couple arranging varieties of apples and jugs of cider at their roadside stand near Mukwonago.
Book or Pamphlet

Frost and Wood Company Catalog

Date: 1902
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Frost and Wood Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Smith's Falls, Ontario, Canada. Features a color i...

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