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Hugh Hammond Bennett, who began the Soil Conservation Service, and Roach Stewart of Duke Power Company while attending a picnic in North Carolina.

Certificate of Eligibility for Daniel Freeman, the first to file a claim under the Homestead Act. He settled in Nebraska.

Poster for the Resettlement Administration Reading: "A mule and a plow—Resettlement Administration—Small loans give farmers a new start"

Image of Justin Smith Morrill, a Vermont Senator who supported the Land-Grant Agricultural and Mechanical College Act of 1862, also known as the Morrill Act, which established land-grant colleges.

This map shows undeveloped parts of Ohio in 1785 and sections numbered after the Land Ordinance of 1785.

A welcome sign on the Ramseyer potato farm, open to the public in autumn. One of the Sugar Creek Partners, Arden Ramseyer mentioned the importance of family and community-engagement, values which are clear through his business and are common to the…

This is an image of an Amish Windmill water pump in the foreground and a red Amish barn in the background.

This map from the 1920 Census of Agriculture shows that most of Ohio's land was in use for agriculture before the Great Depression.

Levi Cox’s grave in the Wooster Cemetery, where he was buried in 1862. His large gravestone is a testament to his legacy left as a rich, elite member of the Wooster community.

This is an image of an Amish man farming with a horse-drawn tractor in Mio, Michigan.

This is an image of an Amish vegetable patch at the Yoder's Amish home.

This is an image of a corn and hay field taken at the Yoder's Amish home.

This map from the 1920 Census of Agriculture highlights the importance of agriculture in Ohio before the Great Depression, when that much of the state's land was used for agriculture.

Willford’s name on the Greene Township section of the 1823 Census of Wayne County, which shows that he lived in a rural township in the County for more than twenty years before the election. Cox is not included in the census.

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Posed 1898’s photo of farm children, most likely children of employees at the Ohio Agriculture Experiment Station, where this photo was taken.

Table from the Ohio Senate Journal’s examination of the controversial election after Cox questioned the close results. It shows vote tallies for Cox, Willford, and Taggart in each of the twenty townships in the senatorial district.

Ohio’s controversial motto “With God All Things Are Possible,” a quote from the New Testament, was established in 1959 and survived a federal constitutional challenge in 2001. It remains a symbol of the Christian Church’s influence on the…

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Excerpt from the Ohio Constitution, Article VIII, Section 3, providing for religious freedom in Ohio, but insinuating that all Ohioans should have religion and should worship the “Almighty God.”

The McDonald Masoleum was erected by Angus Burns McDonald (son of Angus McDonald, of McDonald Works in Wooster), and celebrates the legacy of the McDonald family.

A Daily Record article describing the 2011 Wayne County farm Tour, featuring both Local Roots and South Market Bistro

The Daily Record article describes the 2011 Wayne County farm Tour, featuring both Local Roots and South Market Bistro

The Daily Record article announces plans to open Local Roots Market in 2009

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This is a photo of the interior of Local Roots Market & Cafe in Wooster

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This is a photo of Local Roots Market & Cafe on South Walnut Street

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This is a photo of vendors selling baked goods and produce at the Downtown Wooster Farmers' Market.

This is a photo of South Market Bistro, a Wooster restaurant serving local, seasonal ingredients.

This is a photo of Hartzler Family Dairy and Ice Cream Shop, a producer of all-natural dairy products with a long history in Wooster.

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The map shows the land used for organic production in the United States in 2007, according to the U.S. Census of Agriculture.
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