National Geographic : 1943 Apr
© National Geographic Society Tobacco Farmer Inspects Golden Harvest of Russet and Green His barn is lined with panels he turns to let in air. He lives in Suffield, Connecticut, a rich tobacco region even in Indian times. The leaf, used for wrapping cigars, enjoys a price rise now that Japan controls Sumatra's crop. Kodachromes by B.Anthony Stewart Nectar from Vermont Maples Cascades from Copper Kettle St. Johnsbury, maple-sugarcapital, markets millions ofpounds annually. Much goes to the tobacco industry for flavoring. When spring sapruns, thousands of buckets hangingfrom tree taps summon visions ofpancakes.