|Title||Ballard High School victory garden, Seattle, February 16, 1943 |
|Caption||Although backyard vegetable gardens have been popular for years, they were especially common during World War II. All over the United States, people turned unused yard space and vacant lots into Victory Gardens to raise fresh produce. This 1943 photo shows Ballard High School students and teachers working in their garden. |
|Notes||Note from MOHAI records: Photo includes botany teacher Bess Burleigh and principal Heber D. Johnson.|
Handwritten on negative: 2/16/43 Ballard high gardens.
Handwritten on sleeve: World War II - Seattle - Victory Gardens - Ballard High School, with: Roberta Davis, May Wickstrom, Beatrice Hillery, Ethel Hansen, Charlie Gruber, Bud Foltz, Donna Foltz.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): February 20, 1943.
|Subjects||Victory gardens--Washington (State)--Seattle; Gardening--Washington (State)--Seattle; Students--Washington (State)--Seattle; Teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle; World War, 1939-1945 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Ballard (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI28244 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |