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[Family standing in front of home]

Image ID: 1629697

[Family standing in front of home]

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Image Title

:  [Family standing in front of home]

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: Photograph : 20.6 x 25.4 cm

Notes

: Printed on mount: "Model home of the Walter Pierce family on their farm near Hutchinson, Kansas. The original farm, consisting of a quarter section, was bought by Walter Pierce's father from a man who couldn't keep up on a $300 mortgage. Today, the farm consists of 650 acres, a tribute to modern progressive management. The first Pawnee wheat ever grown was raised here in 1941. Pawnee, a high-yield, new strain, goes into the flour used in the ....
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Provenance

: From the Kansas portion of the 25th anniversary broadcast of the Contiental Baking Company over the CBS network

Source

: Photographic views of the United States / Kansas

Source Description

: 1329 photographs : b&w, dimensions

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy

Digital ID

: 1629697

Record ID

: 1753100

Digital Item Published

: 4-30-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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