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Title Man with Plow Cultivates Victory Garden, 1943
Date 1943/01/31
Description Man uses a horse drawn plow to cultivate a large Victory Garden. By planting victory gardens of fruits and vegetables, Americans were able to stretch their ration coupons during WWII and grow locally, thus saving transportation and canned food for defense needs.
Collection Bill Beebe Collection
Catalog Number 3.2.4350
Object Name Negative, Film
Search Terms African American
Agricultural worker
Home front
Victory garden
World War II
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1943