35 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND topic contains "Agriculture and Livestock"
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Hastings Potato Growers Association Car Card, 1960s

Hastings Potato Growers Association Car Card, 1960s

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A blank car card documenting the number of containers contributed by a potato grower and the location of the containers on a train.
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Florida Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association Membership Brochure

Florida Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association Membership Brochure

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Membership brochure for the Florida Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association highlighting the advantages for farmers in raising the Aberdeen-Angus breed and in joining the association.
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Ocala Bull Sale, 1963

Ocala Bull Sale, 1963

Date
1963
Description
Flier advertising a bull sale at Ocala, January 22, 1963, at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion. Herefords, Angus, Shorthorns, Brahmans, Charbray, and Charolais breeds would all be up for sale. The event was sponsored by the Marion County Cattlemen's Association.
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Flier encouraging investment in lime production in South Florida

Flier encouraging investment in lime production in South Florida

Date
1938 (circa)
Description
Flier encouraging people to invest in lime production in South Florida.
Collection
Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Poster encouraging boys and girls to become Victory Farm Volunteers through the U.S. Crop Corps. This was a program jointly managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the various state education departments to encourage young men and women to take up farmwork to ease the labor shortage during World War II.
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Plant a Victory Garden, Our Food is Fighting - poster

Plant a Victory Garden, Our Food is Fighting - poster

Date
1943
Description
Poster encouraging families to grow their own vegetables in "Victory Gardens." By producing their own food, American families would help conserve supplies of processed foods for use by American soldiers and other operatives.
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Advertisement for new edition of the Plantation Record and Account Book by Thomas Affleck

Advertisement for new edition of the Plantation Record and Account Book by Thomas Affleck

Date
1847 (circa)
Description
The planting community and the press have fully recognized the simplicity and completeness of this work, and its perfect adaptation to the end in view--that of affording to planters and their overseers, a plain and uniform book of blanks, embracing every record and account necessary to be kept upon a plantation. At the Fair of The Agriculturists' and Mechanics' Association of Louisiana, held at Baton Rouge, January 1847, the following report was made: ...''
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Lakeland Farmers' Club - Annual Program, August 1915 - July 1916

Lakeland Farmers' Club - Annual Program, August 1915 - July 1916

Date
1915
Description
Leaflet listing the dates of activities by the Lakeland Farmers' Club, along with relevant quotes.
Collection
Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

Date
1943-06-01
Description
This letter was written by J.M. Williams, State Supervisor of the Food Distribution Administration headquartered in Jacksonville, to C.D. Newburn, Chairman of the Hernando County Food Advisory Committee. The purpose was to encourage Newburn to step up local efforts to curtail the black market in meat. Williams characterizes food as one of the United States' "most vital weapons of war," and asserts that food waste could potentiall prolong the conflict and endanger more American lives. He describes several kinds of waste and misappropriation of meat supplies, including mislabeling, price gouging, ignorance of government meat slaughtering regulations, etc. Williams asks Newburn to enocurage local farmers and other people involved with the meat trade to adopt strategies to curtail the fortunes of the black market.
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Save and Serve: Share the Meat for Victory, November 1942

Save and Serve: Share the Meat for Victory, November 1942

Date
1942-11
Description
A brochure released from the Agricultural Extension Service in Gainesville, regarding the Share the Meat campaign. The brochure seeks to encourage Florida farmers to produce more meat for armed forces and home consumption as well as implementing best preservation practices(curing, canning, storing, etc.) so that "no meat is lost through spoilage or carelessness...after it is produced." Additionally it asks farmers and their families to limit their consumption of meat to the average national allowance. Includes tips for farmers and their families on how to best prepare, preserve, store and use meat products.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
sle_saint-johns_03Hastings Potato Growers Association Car Card, 1960stextAgriculture--Florida--Hastings
Potatoes--Packing--Transportation
Railroad cars
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sle_cattle_01Florida Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association Membership BrochuretextCattle -- Florida
Ranching -- Florida
Aberdeen-Angus cattle
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flc_br0169Ocala Bull Sale, 1963textCattle trade/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0169.jpg
flc_br0142Flier encouraging investment in lime production in South FloridatextCitrus fruit industry/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0142.jpg
s1205_b001_f01_06Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps - postertextCivil defense
Food supply
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s1205_b001_f01_07Plant a Victory Garden, Our Food is Fighting - postertextCivil defense
Food supply
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flc_br0009Advertisement for new edition of the Plantation Record and Account Book by Thomas AfflecktextCotton trade
Plantations--Accounting
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sle_polk_08Lakeland Farmers' Club - Annual Program, August 1915 - July 1916textFarmers
Agriculture
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s419_b020_f06_03Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943textFood conservation
Black market
World War (1939-1945)
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s419_b051_f03_x01Save and Serve: Share the Meat for Victory, November 1942textFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Meat industry and trade--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
Agricultural extension work
University of Florida--Agricultural Extension Service
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