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A group of women picking berries, Camp Milbur, Maryland, circa 1940s

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Summary:A group of berry pickers: Phyllis Cheek, Janice Shearer, Gertie Kohn, and Andra Olin, in center foreground, others from left to right, Vivian Stein, Beverly Goldberg, Mary Blackwell, and Rosa McKinny, Camp Milbur, Maryland, circa 1940s
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Gibson Island
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Gibson Island
Topical subjects:Women
Women's Land Army
Victory Farm Volunteers
U.S. Department of Agriculture
University of Maryland Extension
Camp Milbur
ArchivesUM location:Papers of Thomas B. Symons
  • box 1
  • series 6
  • folder Camp Milbur [and Miscellaneous], c. 1940s
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Women's Studies
Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
University of Maryland
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Copyright holder:G. W. Ackerman
Collection:University AlbUM
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