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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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Children Receiving Food Parcels from the Boys and Girls Club

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Description: Children lined up outside a pharmacy to receive potatoes, eggs, and other items packaged by the Boys and Girls Club.
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Potato Field

Date: August 02 1926
Description: Four men in a potato field at Farm Colony, Wisconsin State Hospital for Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), Highway 113.
Book or Pamphlet

More and Better Potatoes to the Acre

Date: June 15 1932
Description: Cover of a booklet produced by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department to help farmers improve their potato crops. Includes an illustra...
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President Grant and Potatoes

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Description: A carte-de-visite of a political display about President Grant, utilizing posters and potatoes.
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Four Women Share a House

Date: March 21 1955
Description: Joan McKerley peeling potatoes in the kitchen of a house she is sharing with three other young women at 2253 Rugby Row.
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Horse-Drawn Potato Diggers

Date: May 01 1928
Description: Potato digger drawn by three horses in field near a man wearing a white shirt with collar and boater hat. A wire basket full of potatoes and a bushel baske...
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Hot Formaldehyde Treatment

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Description: Agricultural extension demonstration on the William Wegert farm near Friendship. A group of farmers are watching a hot formaldehyde treatment on potatoes f...
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Spraying Potatoes with Pesticide

Date: June 1923
Description: Men using the "big sprayer" to apply pesticide to garden potatoes at R.R. Robertson's farm.
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Plenty Potatoes

Date: 1912
Description: Two men, one wearing overalls and one wearing suspenders, stand on top of a mound of giant potatoes. A large cart drawn by two horses carries the potatoes...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Our Barn is Full

Date: 1912
Description: Several women and a man are outside of a barn, which is overflowing with giant onions, corn, and potatoes. A ladder is placed against the large stack of on...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Giant Potatoes

Date: 1949
Description: Photomontage of a man riding three giant potatoes, which are resting on a flatbed horse-drawn cart. A group of three onlookers stare up at the man. Black t...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: One Montana Spud

Date: 1910
Description: A giant potato rests on a single flatbed railroad car, which is part of the Great Northern line. A white banner on the potato says, "The Way We Raise Potat...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Fertile Lands with Potato

Date: 1910
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...
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Girl Peeling Potatoes

Date: 1920
Description: Baskets of potatoes surround a young girl as she peels and cuts them outdoors near the side of a building.
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Dusting Potatoes with Pesticide

Date: 1919
Description: A man dusting a potato crop in a field with arsenate of lead.
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Farmers with Farmall Tractor and Potato Digger

Date: 1924
Description: Rear view of two farmers pulling a potato digger in a field with a Farmall Regular tractor.
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Potatoes Grow Big in Our State

Date: 1908
Description: Photomontage of a man, wearing overalls, sitting on a mound of giant potatoes resting on a flatbed horse-drawn cart. The man is sitting sideways, holding t...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Will It Go In (with Vegetables)

Date: 1911
Description: Photomontage of two men standing over an open cellar door, attempting to push a giant root vegetable into it. Two women with brooms are holding a baby by t...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Boy Scouts

Date: 1912
Description: Photomontage of a group of five boy scouts around a cooking fire. The scouts watch as a giant potato, suspended over the fire, slowly roasts. They are wear...

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