Photograph of Murrin, Myrna and Roger Cellar at the Brown Fruit Farm


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Photograph of Murrin, Myrna and Roger Cellar at the Brown Fruit Farm is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 8.43 in. x 6.27 in..

It was created in 1943.

Shown here (left to right) are Murrin, Myrna and Roger Cellar on the Brown Fruit Farm.

Murrin was farm manager from 1936 to 1958. His father came to work on the farm in 1913 when he was fourteen years old and attending Worthington High School, and he started working in 1915, becoming full time after his high school graduation. At age 19, he supervised the picking of apples and cherries by crews of transient labor. In 1936, after the deaths of Frame and Marie Brown, the farm’s owners, Murrin worked with their daughter Molly to keep the farm running until 1958. The Cellar family continued to live on the farm property following its closing.

As one of the farm’s year-round staff, Murrin lived on the property with his wife Leona and children Roger, Russell, Bernard (Brownie) and Myrna.

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.

It covers the topics agriculture, farm workers, children, families and dogs.

It features the people Myrna E. Cellar, 1941-2013, William Murrin Cellar, 1899-1983 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 wcd0260.

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