The Jay T. Last Collection of Horticulture Prints and Ephemera contains approximately 1,425 printed items from 1840 to 1933,
majority of material dating from 1865 to 1920. The collection consists of advertising prints and ephemera promoting businesses
whose products and services relate to growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables. This includes the tools,
equipment, and supplies used for planting and cultivating gardens, orchards, and lawns for commercial and noncommercial purposes
nurseries, florists, fruit growers, and home gardeners. Seed companies are most prominently represented.
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