Victory Garden


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Victory Garden from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Victory Garden. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Victory Garden is a picture, with genre photograph and agricultural equipment. Its dimensions are 3 in. x 4 in..

It was created in 1944.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

Frank Corbin works in his victory garden situated behind 91 E. Granville Rd.. Victory gardens were popular in the United States during both world wars as a way for individuals to economically produce their own food and contribute to the war effort. Corbin is pictured pushing a walk-behind tractor, which would have provided mowing, tilling and chipping capabilities, aided by a small motor.

Frank Goebel Corbin was a funeral director at his family’s business, S. E. Corbin and Son Funeral Home. He married Edith Lewis in 1932 and had five children. He was active in Worthington and the surrounding area, having been a city council member and a board member for the Worthington Library. Corbin was a historian for the Worthington Historical Society and wrote "A walking tour of old Worthington: First center of culture in central Ohio" in 1969.

It covers the topics gardens and World War II.

It features the person Frank Gobel Corbin, 1909-1978.

It covers the city Worthington. It covers the area Old Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 02-G-261.26.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1089.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 29, 2020. It was last updated February 3, 2020.