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Due to the stock market crash of 1929 the Garden realizes a decline in available funds by one-third over the next five years.

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

Despite the widespread downturn in the nationís economy the Garden pressed ahead presenting year round flower shows to visitors who were in need of a distraction from the growing unemployment lines. These shows included orchids, azaleas, hydrangeas, caladiums, dahlias, chrysanthemums and poinsettias.


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