Iowa’s Tallest Cornstalk, 1942

From The State of Iowa Welcomes You, Fourth Edition, 1943, p. 37.
Title: Iowa, "The State Where the Tall Corn Grows."
Text above photograph:
Don Radda of Washington, Iowa, last year [1942] raised the world’s tallest corn, a giant stalk measuring 26 feet 10 inches. It won first place in the WHO National Tall Corn Contest held in Des Moines, September 5th.
Text below photograph:
The bevy of Washington, Iowa, beauties who posed with Mr. Radda in this “V” picture are…[list of names].
By Todd Ehlers

Iowa’s Tallest Cornstalk, 1942

From The State of Iowa Welcomes You, Fourth Edition, 1943, p. 37.

Title: Iowa, "The State Where the Tall Corn Grows."

Text above photograph:

Don Radda of Washington, Iowa, last year [1942] raised the world’s tallest corn, a giant stalk measuring 26 feet 10 inches. It won first place in the WHO National Tall Corn Contest held in Des Moines, September 5th.

Text below photograph:

The bevy of Washington, Iowa, beauties who posed with Mr. Radda in this “V” picture are…[list of names].


By Todd Ehlers

 
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