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Steaming Cans

Location : Denver, CO
Agency : WPA
Owner : NARA (SPB)
Medium : B&W Photo
Control Number : RG 69-25-19791-D

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Description : Three WPA gardening projects in Denver, Pueblo and Greeley will produce approximately 665 tons of vegetables for distribution to indigent families receiving direct relief. A million cans of vegetables grown and processed by WPA workers will be distributed in these three cities under the supervision of the State Department of Public Welfare and county government. Shot shows cans being placed in steamer to thoroughly sterilize them for canning.

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[Production and Distribution of Goods][Food][Colorado Gardening Project]