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Ralph and Mary start their roadside business, selling directly from the barn to passers by and neighbors on the dirt road that ran past the farm (now Rte 44/Dutchess Turnpike). They were successful even in the midst of the Great Depression.

By now the couple had four children: Diana, Dorothy, Ralph and Donald

PHOTO: (L)Ralph R., Dorothy and Diana Adams on the farm, late 1920s. Donald was born in 1932.