Photograph of Herman Wagner and Two Other Men at the Brown Fruit Farm


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Photograph of Herman Wagner and Two Other Men at the Brown Fruit Farm is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 3.09 in. x 4.77 in..

It was created sometime around 1912-1952.

Pictured here is Herman Wagner (on left, seated on car), along with two unidentified men at the Brown Fruit Farm.

Wagner was (Esther) Leona Cellar’s father. Leona was married to Murrin Cellar, who was manager of the Brown Fruit Farm from 1936 to 1958. As part of the farm’s year-round staff, Murrin and Leona lived on the property with their children Roger, Russell, Bernard (Brownie) and Myrna.

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, farm workers and cars.

It features the person Herman Lorenz Wagner, 1869-1952.

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 wcd0258.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on February 21, 2018. It was last updated April 27, 2019.