95 years ago the U.S. ranchers herded their cattle with Model T. Fords.
AND ... U.S. farmhands begin annual migrations north from Texas, traveling in Model T. Fords and harvesting crops as they ripen up to the Canadian border.
George Washington Carver revealed the results of experiments that showed the value of peanuts and sweet potatoes in replenishing soil fertility. Southern planters had in many instances been ruined by the boll weevil and began turning to peanut and sweet potato culture, especially when Carver showed the many peanut by-products he had produced in his laboratory -- Not only flour, molasses, and vinegar but also cheese, milk, and coffee substitutes, synthetic rubber, plastics, insulating board, linoleum, soap, ink, dyes, wood stains, metal polish, and shaving cream.
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