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Michigan Home Products Booth

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Michigan Home Products Booth
Michigan Home Products Booth
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Subjects: Cooperative Extension Service
Description: This image depicts a Michigan Home Products Marketing Association Booth, offering a diverse selection of fresh and locally grown products to consumers. This was a new phenomenon brought about by an increase in funding from Congress in 1930. The women were assigned these retail positions because she couldn't do anything with "too much time and labor being involved, for her major duties are those of homemaking". While sexist, this was a good step of progress giving women autonomy to operate the products booths.
Date: 1931
Format: Image/jpg
Original Format: Black and white photograph
Resource Identifier: A003903.jpg
Collection Number: UA 16.34
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Relation: MSU Photograph Collection
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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