Pears, ca. 1940, Food Science and Technology Department Photographic Collection, via OSU (Oregon State University) Special Collections & Archives Commons on flickr.
I think this was a 50th wedding anniversary celebration, and the couple were posing with their eleven children.
Michael Miley was a popular commercial photographer in Lexington, Virginia, who patented a color process in 1902 and may have produced the first color photographic print in the U.S. He died in 1918, so these photos must have been taken by his son Henry or another younger associate.
The Library of Virginia recently discovered 58 previously unidentified images by the Studio and hopes that someone will be able to help it identify some of the subjects in the pictures.
Vegetables grown by George Haley, between 1913 and 1921, by Department of Commerce, Bureau of Fisheries, Division of Alaska Fisheries, via The U.S. National Archives Commons on flickr.