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  • Tags: Agriculture

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This image appears to have been taken during a dairy cow judging at the Watauga County Fair. A large cow stands in the middle of a room with men in suits looking at it from behind a metal wall. Observers can be seen in the forefront of the image as…

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This image shows a small Holstein calf attached to a leash that an unidentified individual holds. A barn sits in the background. This is likely from the Greene family farm in Bethel, NC.

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This image shows a man on a tractor in a field. Another man stands behind the tractor adjusting the plow with a large truck nearby. This appears to be the process of harvesting silage in Bethel, NC.

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This image shows a display for the Watauga County Extension Service at Progress Day in Boone, NC. The display shows an increased corn yield for every decade between 1934-1954, with an estimated yield for 1964. A sign reads "FIVE STEPS To Higher Corn…

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This image shows a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Home Administration display at Progress Day in Boone, NC. The display features information about "supplementing private & cooperative credit." A row of pamphlets sit attached…

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This image shows a 4-H display with dolls and a toy car. A large shamrock in the back of the display has the letter "H" on four leaves. The text at the top of the display reads "OUR 4-H PLEDGE IN ACTION." A small American flag sits among the dolls.…

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A display for the Soil Conservation Service at Progress Day in Boone, NC. There is a large sign over a table that reads "SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE, ASSISTING WATAUGA SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT, MANAGE SOIL, WATER BY CONSERVATION FARMING." The table…

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This image is slightly blurry. It appears to be of a collection of display booths in a warehouse. The focus of the image is of a backdrop labeled "Industry We Move Spiritually Together." Agriculture, religion, and education along with the verse "I…

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This image appears to be an explanation slide. The slide states "Agriculture is big business." Image in a box addressed to WC Richardson June 30, 1955. Image appears to date to circa 1955.

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A green pasture extends from a paved road up the steep hill. Several bare disiduous trees are scattered along the side of the road and the background. The foreground land is scattered with agricultural detritus. A single car passes along the road.…
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