Photograph of Bernard (Brownie) Cellar and Roger Cellar


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Photograph of Bernard (Brownie) Cellar and Roger Cellar is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 8.1 in. x 6.4 in..

It was created in 1948.

Pictured here are (left to right) brothers Bernard (Brownie) Cellar and Roger Cellar. Brownie Cellar wrote in below the photo, “Me, Roger, as we appeared during our college days, 1948.”

Brownie and Roger were sons of Murrin Cellar, who worked for the Brown Fruit Farm from about 1915 to 1958, serving as farm manager for twenty years.

Roger Cellar was a pilot in the Navy Air Corps during World War II. He flew missions over the Atlantic, searching and destroying German submarines, and then over the Pacific after Germany surrendered.

Brownie Cellar served in the Korean War and went on to become an educator. He was a math teacher, coach and administrator at the Worthington High School beginning in 1949 and continued his career as an educator in central Ohio for 50 years. He wrote a history of the farm, “The Brown Fruit Farm: 100 Acres in Orchards,” containing details and reminisces of his experience growing up among the orchards.

The Brown Fruit Farm operated north of Worthington for nearly fifty years, from around 1912 to 1958. The farm sold grew and sold apples and apple products such as juice, candy and apple butter, as well as cherries, plums and honey. As of 1925, the farm encompassed 100 acres planted with 4000 fruit trees and was the largest fruit farm in central Ohio. Owned by Frame Brown and later his daughter Molly, it was renowned not only for the quality of its produce, but also for its innovative roadside marketing, including signs telling motorists how many miles they were from the farm.

It covers the topics agriculture and families.

It features the people Bernard (Brownie) Leon Cellar, 1926-2017 and Murrin Roger Cellar, 1924-1964.

It features the organization Brown Fruit Farm.

It covers the city Columbus.

The original is in a private collection.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wcd0247.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on February 21, 2018.