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Tommy and Kristi Copeland of Oak Grove Organic Farms


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The 1930 iconic painting, “American Gothic,” by Grant Wood, depicted a daughter wearing a colonial print apron and her grim-faced father in overalls clutching a three-pronged pitchfork.

In front of the Dibble House with the distinctive upper window, the scene suggested domesticity for women and hard labor for men, a symbol of 19th Century Americana.

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