Food for the People Exhibit: George Echols

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August 4, 2021
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Man stands amid fruit and vegetable baskets
DC Public Library, Star Collection © Washington Post

Through the 1960s, many Washingtonians purchased their fruits, vegetables, and eggs directly from local vendors like George Echols (pictured here) who sold produce 12 months a year for nearly 60 years at the Farmers’ Union Terminal Market. (Gallery)

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