Photograph of James Wilson, Secretary of Agriculture from 1897 to 1913, seated in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified African American driver. Wilson's tenure as Secretary is regarded as a period distinguished by the modernization of agricultural methods, as well as the expansion of food inspection practices. Prior to his tenure as Secretary, Wilson was a professor of agriculture at Iowa State Agricultural College (now Iowa State University), where he advised George Washington Carver.
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“James Wilson (Secretary of Agriculture 1897-1913),” 1910–1919. Travis P. Hignett Collection of Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory Photographs, Box 3. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/3x816n015.
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