October, 1909 Jewish Farmers of America Exhibit

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1909 Exhibition of Jewish Farmers of America, Library of Congress photo

This post includes photos and references on the October 1909 Jewish Federation of Farmers conference and major fair at the Educational Alliance at the corner of East Broadway and Jefferson in New York City. The most popular of the 225 exhibits was presented by the  Baron Hirsch Agricultural College in Woodbine, New Jersey.  Over 50,000 people visited the exhibit and speakers include the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, the honorable W.M. Hays. 

Here is the cover of the Convention brochure form the Jewish Womens’ Archives

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(Source: https://jwa.org/media/federation-of-jewish-farmers-of-america-convention-booklet)

And another photo can be seen at this link:

http://www.shorpy.com/node/5576

REFERENCES

 “The agricultural activities of the Jews in America”  by Leonard George Robinson , originally published in 1912, available from Amazon.com for $9.99

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