Jake Hartz, Jr.

Jake Hartz Jr. (left), son of soybean pioneer Jacob Hartz Sr., stands in front of a train loaded with the first soybeans exported to Japan from the United States; spring 1952. The Mitsui Co. purchased the food bean, Mamloxi, from Hartz Seed Co.

Group of white men posing on and standing by train engine with cars stretching around corner with multistory building in the background

Courtesy of Jane B. Hartz