Photo of the Day

women picking wildflowers in the San Joaquin Valley
December 26, 2012

Wildflowers, California

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs In this picture from the early 1940s, travelers in California’s San Joaquin Valley gather owl’s clover and blue lupine in a field along Route 99. The photo originally accompanied a 1942 feature story on California’s abundant wildflowers. See more pictures from the archives » View a timeline of the history of photography »
Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic

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