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[[circled]] 160 [[/circled]] [[stamped]] FEB 27 1924 [[/stamped]] For Prize Contest New Florence, Pa. Feb. 18, 1924 W. Atlee Burpee Co. Philadelphia Pa. For Prize Contest What Burpee's Seeds Have Done for Me At the age of fourteen years my ambition was to educate myself. My parents lived on a farm; in a community with few educational advantages. I planned many ways I might earn money to attend a Normal School. I decided to raise vegetables for sale there was mining town some distance, where vegetables were in demand.