• Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1914

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1914 features Will's early June and Gehu 70 day corn. The back cover features Navy beans.

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  • Brian Parks Interview, October 20, 2005

    Parks, Brian

    Brian Parks discusses his experience building and maintaining a garden in Condon, Montana. He notes some of the unique challenges he faces, such as colder temperatures and pests. Parks describes the g…

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  • Catholic Nun with boys in garden, Fort Yates, N.D.

    Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952

    A Benedictine nun and schoolboys work in the garden at Fort Yates. Benedictine nuns arrived in 1878 to start a boarding school at Fort Yates for older girls and young boys.

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  • Women gathering and braiding corn cobs

    Wilson, Gilbert Livingstone, 1868-1930

    Three women sit in a corn field gathering and braiding corn cobs. Piles of corn and braided corn are in the foreground. A young child is also visible.

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  • Goldbrick Gazette, April 24, 1937

    Issue contains articles on new arrivals at the camp, construction projects at the camp, poetry, instructions for using a wood plane, an update on the camp garden, reviews of the baseball and volleybal…

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1931

    Gannon, Clell Goebel, 1900-1962

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1931 features Falconer corn in the foreground, with a view of an earthlodge village in the background.

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1900

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1900 features drawings of vegetables and grains. The back cover features the Dewey navy bean, and Austrian brome grass.

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  • Follow the pied piper poster

    Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966

    U.S. School Garden recruiting poster depicting Uncle Sam as a "pied piper" leading children carrying gardening tools.

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1891

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1891 features a dancing child and mentions of seed potatoes, grass seed, and forest trees. The back cover features an advertisement for…

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  • Threshing scene, Walsh County, ND, late 1940s

    A threshing crew harvests a field. One man is visible on the machine, a boy stands next to the Case tractor, and another man walks toward a truck. A young girl holds a hoe and stands in a garden. She…

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1890

    The front cover of the 1890 Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog features Gehu field corn, Gold Dollar pansies, and Champion bush beans. The back cover features an advertisement for the Chicago, St. P…

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  • Weasel Bear and his exhibit at the Standing Rock Agency Fair, Fort Yates, N.D.

    Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952

    Weasel Bear poses behind his vegetable exhibit at the Standing Rock Agency Fair. In the early 20th century, reservation agents hosted "Indian Fairs" that combined traditional aspects of Native America…

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1892

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1892 features mentions of vegetable, flower, grass, clover, and tree seeds. Also advertised are seed potatoes, asparagus, rhubarb, horse…

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1896

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1896 features mentions of hardy forest and fruit trees, and small fruits. The back cover mentions Northwestern dent corn, and the Great…

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  • Raised 'em myself in my U.S. School Garden poster

    U.S. School Garden Army, Bureau of Education, Department of Interior promotional poster depicting a smiling boy and a basket of home-grown vegetables.

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1916

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1916 features a variety of flower varieties including Scribe, Chicago Red, Baron J. Hulot, King of Yellows, and White Excelsior.

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  • Beta Sigma Phi Sorority planting flowers, New Town, N.D.

    Members of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority plant flowers in a raised bed outside a building in New Town, N.D. while an older woman looks on. Helen Medalen, Marvine Fisher, and Marie Brown are identified.

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1901

    The front cover of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1901 features a drawing of vegetables and grains. The back cover features advertisements for the Dewey navy bean, a Cross Check rower, H…

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  • Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1932

    The front page of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1932 features a family in a covered wagon driving across the plains. Two corn varieties are also featured: Falconer and Gehu.

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  • Goldbrick Gazette, May 15, 1937

    Issue contains articles on the camp baseball team and game schedule, an update on the camp garden, and advertisements from local businesses.

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