Glimpse of History: A breakfast bonanza in Hunterdon County

READINGTON — Velma Hultz of Readington Township prepares eggs for the Flemington egg auction in this photo from 1957.

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According to the American Poultry Advocate, eggs from New Jersey, particularly Cumberland County, were the most sought after by restaurants and hotels in the 1930s since they were handwashed daily without the use of any chemicals.

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