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Fanney Mae Harvey christens new potomac potato, Oakland, Maryland, November 5, 1943

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Summary:Miss Fanney Mae Harvey, a member of the 4-H club in Garrett County, Maryland, christens a new variety of potato developed by scientists at the University of Maryland and the United States Department of Agriculture with a pitcher of water from the Potomac River, November 5, 1943. Miss Harvey was the daughter of Earl K. Harvey, a seed potato farmer of Swanton, Maryland.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Oakland
Topical subjects:Potatoes
4-H clubs
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Cooperative Extension records
  • box 63
  • folder Plant Pathology Maryland 1943
  • accession 99-27
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
University of Maryland
University AlbUM Browse terms:Agriculture
People
Collection:University AlbUM
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