When David took over the company in 1915, the 22-year-old faced an unbelievable challenge that would test both his limited experience and the firm’s place as a leader of its trade. Nevertheless, David and his firm persevered through adapting to many twists and turns that the mail-order seed trade was forced to endure. Explore these years, 1915 to 1960, through interviews with David throughout his long career; transcriptions of speeches given by David discussing the trade; as well as photographs and 35 mm slides illustrating the trade during a rapidly changing twentieth century in the U.S.