Turnip for What: 10 Vintage Pictures of Turnip Farming - Modern Farmer

Turnip for What: 10 Vintage Pictures of Turnip Farming

Another Library of Congress photo archive deep dive, this time all about turnips.


Wife of Pomp Hall, Negro tenant farmer, pulling turnips, Creek County, Oklahoma. Ca. 1940.


Turnips uprooted by the flood. Point Township, Posey County, Indiana. Ca. 1937.


Migratory workers returned from turnip harvesting. FSA (Farm Security Administration) camp, Robstown, Texas. Ca. 1942.


Unloading truck of turnips. Vegetable market, San Antonio, Texas. Ca. 1939.


Truck farmer with an armload of turnips at early morning market. San Angelo, Texas. Ca. 1939.


Mr. John Botello, Portuguese FSA (Farm Security Administration) client cleaning turnips from his truck farm in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Ca. 1940.


Negro tenants working in their garden of turnip greens. Good Hope Plantation, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi. Ca. 1939.


San Augustine, Texas. Mrs. Jim Halberd, wife of the sheriff, washing turnip greens. Ca. 1943.


Pumpkins and turnips near Berlin, Connecticut. Ca. 1939.


Turnips and cabbage raised by Rev. G.B. Burgess. Between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930.

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