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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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