January 1, 2010
Early Fruit & Vegetable Seed Catalogs of Southern California: 1910-1919
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Theodore Payne Seed Catalog back cover (1918)
Excerpts from Theodore Payne catalogs (1918 -1919).
Germain Seed Company (1915)
Sixth Grade Charlotte Avenue School Garden – Monrovia.
“every educator and every parent owes a duty to the children of today – the opportunity and encouragement of growing things of value and beauty.”
Excerpts from Germain Seed Company catalogs (1915 – 1916).
Excerpts from Winsel's, Harris Seed Company, and Morris & Snow.
Harris Seed (1916)
Morris & Snow (1916)
Click on the Flickr slide show below to see other catalog excerpts with examples of various types of tomatoes, avocados, and other fruits and vegetables.
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