Roadside Market Stand Selling Produce Grown by Greenfield Village School Students, 1934

Summary

Clara Ford tried to help rural farm women during her presidency of the National Women's Farm & Garden Association. She developed a design for a neat but inexpensive roadside market building that could show off fresh farm produce. This market, of her design, was run by Greenfield Village School students, who sold the produce of their school gardens.

Clara Ford tried to help rural farm women during her presidency of the National Women's Farm & Garden Association. She developed a design for a neat but inexpensive roadside market building that could show off fresh farm produce. This market, of her design, was run by Greenfield Village School students, who sold the produce of their school gardens.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

03 September 1938

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.188.23949

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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