|The Second 50 Years|
The Second Fifty Years of the Western's history was written by Harold S. Crawford. Harold was born February 13, 1907 in Bonner Springs, Kansas. His father was connected with Blair Brothers, one of the founding firms of the Western Wholesale Nurserymen's Association in 1890. Crawford's maternal grandfather was aslo a pioneer in Kansas Horticulturist and was in charge of the Kansas Agricultural Exhibit at the St Louis Exposition in 1904.
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