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National Golf Month

Buist Seed Company Buist's Garden Guide and Almanac, 1896

Buist Seed Company, Buist's Garden Guide and Almanac, 1896.

August is National Golf Month.

The Libraries has a great quantity of seed catalogs in its trade literature collection, which tell us not only about products that were once, and in some instances, still are, sold in America, but also about fashion and daily life.

For some reason gay nineties grass seed sellers were anxious to appeal to the ladies of the golf course, as evidenced by this catalog from 1896 and one previously featured on this blog, from 1898. 

Go on girls . . . tee off!

Elizabeth Periale

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