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Preparation of Vegetables for the Table

Description: Report discussing the nutritional value and chemical structure of vegetables, general principles for cooking vegetables, and common ways to prepare popular vegetables for meals. A few recipes are included.
Date: 1906
Creator: Parloa, Maria, 1843-1909
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Pulling vegetables]

Description: Photograph of a woman and two children pulling vegetables from the ground. In the image, the group stand in the middle of a barren field holding baskets containing some kind of vegetable. Large tree covered hills can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Preparation of bunched beets, carrots, and turnips for market.

Description: Describes recommended methods of harvesting, grading, packing, loading, and refrigerating bunched beets, carrots, and turnips. Discusses primarily the handling practices in California, Texas, and Louisiana, where most winter and early spring shipments of these vegetables originate.
Date: 1940
Creator: Lewis, William E. (William Emanuel), b. 1887
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Antibiotic Properties of the Oleoresins of Twenty-Five Common Garden Vegetables

Description: The purpose of this problem is to determine the presence and extent of antibiotic materials as found in the oleoresins of a selected group of garden vegetables. The problem has consisted of, first, the collection and preparation of specimens of twenty-five commonly used garden vegetables; second, the extraction of the oleoresins from these; third, the determination of the inhibitory and other effects of these oleoresins against several strains of selected gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; and fourth, the evaluation of the potentialities of these oleoresins with regard to their future use as medicinal prophylactics and therapeutics.
Date: 1951
Creator: Ennis, Arthur F.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Home Storage of Vegetables

Description: This bulletin describes methods for storing vegetables, including in basements, outdoor cellars, and banks and pits. Storage of apples is also discussed.
Date: 1917
Creator: Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. 1882
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Containers used in shipping fruits and vegetables.

Description: Describes five types of containers used for shipping fruits and vegetables, and indications for their use. Discusses the benefits of standardized shipping containers.
Date: 1934
Creator: Spilman, H. A. (Harold Addison), 1883- & Davis, Robert W. (Robert William), 1899-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Celery growing.

Description: A guide to commercial celery-growing, with brief instructions for growing celery in home gardens. Includes descriptions of celery diseases and insect pests.
Date: 1940
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drying Fruits and Vegetables in the Home with Recipes for Cooking

Description: "Fruits and vegetables may be dried in the home by simple processes and stored for future use. Especially when canning is not feasible, or cans and jars are too expensive, drying offers a means of saving large quantities of surplus products which go to waste each year in garden and fruit plots. Drying also affords a way of conserving portions of food which are too small for canning. The drying may be done in the sun, over the kitchen stove, or before an electric fan. Manufacturers have placed driers on the market. Homemade driers are satisfactory.... The principles, methods, and equipment are described in the following pages." -- p. 2
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Home Gardening in the South

Description: Revised edition. "A well-kept vegetable is a source not only of profit to the gardener but of pleasure to the entire family. For many vegetables which deteriorate rapidly in quality after being gathered, the only practicable means of securing the best is to grow them at home. This is especially true of garden peas, sweet corn, string beans, green Lima beans, and asparagus. The land utilized for, the farm garden, if well cared for, yields much larger returns than any area of similar size planted to the usual farm crops. A half-acre garden should produce as much in money value as 2 or 3 acres in general farm crops. In most sections of the South, though vegetables can be grown in nearly every month of the year, the garden is neglected; in fact, no feature of southern agriculture is more neglected than the production of vegetables for home use. In the following pages specific instructions are given for making a garden and caring for it throughout the season." -- p. 2
Date: 1931
Creator: Thompson, H. C. (Homer Columbus), b. 1885
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department