United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Glass Plate Negatives, 1906-1907
United States. Department of Agriculture Washington, D.C
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
0.3 cu. ft. : 1 box
The United States Department of Agriculture (informally the Agriculture Department or USDA) is the United States federal executive department responsible for developing and executing U.S. federal government policy on farming, agriculture, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and abroad.
Glass plate negatives of the Department of Agriculture building in Washington, D.C. while under construction. All of the photographs appear to have been taken at approximately the same time period.
United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Photographs, 1906-1907, Archives Center, National Museum of American History