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Title
John T. Bregger at Luther Burbank's cottage at Gold Ridge Experiment Farm in Sebastopol, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
1927
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Western Sonoma County Historical Society Collection
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Description
Photo--black and white: Luther Burbank's cottage at Gold Ridge Experiment Farm in Sebastopol, 1927. Cottage front is vine-covered with large birch tree to right. Three men stand to right of the birch. Typed caption taped to picture states: "Luther Burbank's office house on Gold Ridge Experiment Farm, now being used as a Laboratory by Stark Pomological Research Laboratories. (Pomology is the scientific study and cultivation of fruit). Bureau Staff, including John T. Bregger, right, in foreground is checking lilac records left by Mr. Burbank." Burbank died in 1926. After Luther died Mrs. Burbank established an apple orchard on a portion of the Farm and leased the rest to Stark Brothers Nursery of Missouri. Background: Burbank lived in Santa Rosa but used this cottage in Sebastopol as an office and workshop where the botanist kept detailed records of his extensive plant experiments on his 18 acre farm which he had purchased in 1885.
Type
Image
Format
Still image
Identifier
e06cea12-1ed6-4008-89db-fe3ab4699cdb
https://digital.sonomalibrary.org/documents/detail/258244
https://images.quartexcollections.com/sonomalibrary/thumbnails/preview/e06cea12-1ed6-4008-89db-fe3ab4699cdb
cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll11/id/6616

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