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Feeling the effects of the Great Depression along with the rest of the nation the finances for the Garden hit a new all time low.

Entering the Victory Garden Harvest Show, Oct. 2-4, 1942. Palm House and Lily pool.

Due to financial constraints the Trustees of the Garden cancel their annual banquet and the annual Gardener's dinner for the first time. In a reflection of the hard times being seen nationwide Garden staff received a gift of turkey and apples instead.


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