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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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Vacant Lot with Billboards

Date: May 15 1918
Description: Vacant city lot cluttered with litter and advertising billboards for Premium Ham and Bacon and Wool Soap. The department likely used the photograph to show...
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Man Plows Garden Lots with Mogul 10-20(?) Tractor

Date: 1917
Description: Man using a Mogul 10-20(?) tractor with attached plow to plow garden lots in an urban residential neighborhood at Jackson Blvd. and 54th Street. "This outf...
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School Garden Dedication

Date: May 1917
Description: Large crowd of school children and adults gathered for a school garden dedication. Original caption reads: "Mr. Prost making a talk at a garden dedication...
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Families at Work in Community Gardens

Date: May 1917
Description: Men, women and children at work in community gardens at 38th and St. Louis streets in Chicago.
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Deering Works Garden

Date: 1917
Description: Two women and a young girl gathering vegetables in the Deering Works vegetable garden. Original caption reads: "This garden furnished a bountiful supply of...
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Children in Garden

Date: 1919
Description: Two young girls holding up plants from a vegetable garden. Houses are in the background.

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