|Title||Donald D. Dunn showing Congressman Henry M. Jackson potatoes grown on his farm near Moses Lake, Washington, May 1952 |
|Notes||Caption filed with photograph: The Good Earth - Donald D. Dunn shows Congressman Henry M. Jackson how well his potatoes are doing in his "Farm-in-a-Day" at Moses Lake. Dunn has 22 acres of his 85-acre farm planted in potatoes, which he reports are running 18 tons to the mmm acre. 1952.|
Note filed with photograph: May 1952. "Farm-in-a-Day." Donald Dunn; HMJ.
|Contextual Notes||The "Farm-in-a Day" in 1952 was the most publicized of the celebrations that marked the first delivery of water from the Grand Coulee Dam to the lands of the Columbia Basin Project.
The lucky recipient of this ready made farm was Donald D. Dunn, a Korean War veteran who had lost his Kansas farm in a flood. |
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Legislators--United States; Farmers--Washington (State)--Moses Lake; Potatoes--Washington (State)--Moses Lake |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983; Dunn, Donald D.; Potato growers--Washington (State)--Moses Lake |
|Location Depicted||United States - Washington (State) - Moses Lake |
|Digital Collection||Henry M. Jackson Collection|
|Order Number||HMJ0039 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Henry M. Jackson papers. Accession no. 3560-31, Box 2/27 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||Silver gelatin, b/w ; 8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print or color slide using a Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL at 100-250 dpi in JPEG format, saved at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007. |