Okra | History of SC Slide Collection

Okra was a crop first brought to South Carolina from Africa. It is now a staple of southern cooking, widely used to thicken stews and gumbos. Here it is harvested around 1970 at the Clemson experiment station using modern mechanized equipment. Photo by L.W. Riley.

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