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Throwback Thursday Photo, Harvest Queen

Corn Girl by Solomon Butcher (RG2608.PH0-002934)

Harvest Queen. Nebraska photographer Solomon Butcher photographed this an unnamed young woman in 1907 likely in Kearney, Nebraska. Her dress is made of corn husks and she wears a necklace of popcorn and berries.

Several of Butcher’s photographs are displayed on the table to the left.

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