Dec 19, 2008

Home Canning

locate this image on the American Memory website by using search terms HANSEN and PRESERVESMrs. Hansen, a farmer's wife in Utah, is seen with her store of home-grown, home-preserved fruits and vegetables. This photo was taken in 1940 - an era in which housewives would can 500 quarts a year to feed their families during the winter.

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[American Memory link] to locate this image, use search terms: Hansen, preserves