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Interview with Robert Barnum, April 24, 2021

Interview with Robert Barnum, April 24, 2021


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This video captures Robert Barnum reviewing photographs from his past, showcasing his extensive international travels and deep involvement in the plant nursery industry. The collection of photographs he examines span from the 1940s to the 1980s, taken during Barnum's visits to various countries including Australia, New Zealand, South America, and the Caribbean. These images not only document his global journeys but also reflect his personal and family history. Many of the photos highlight his professional work in horticulture, depicting his visits to farms and nurseries around the world. As he navigates through the photographs, Barnum provides personal anecdotes and context for each image.

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Florida International University


Miami, Florida


Robert Barnum, horticulture, historic photographs, agricultural exploration


Earth Sciences | Natural Resources and Conservation | Other Earth Sciences | Soil Science | Sustainability


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Interview with Robert Barnum, April 24, 2021



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