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The Heidelberg Farms By Vernard Hauger
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A young man lies about his age in order to join the United States Army and escape a life of mining. After returning home he works to build a farming legacy for his family.
The Heidelberg Farms By Vernard Hauger
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A young man lies about his age in order to join the United States Army and escape a life of mining. After returning home he works to build a farming legacy for his family.
LIfe on the Farm By John Witt
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This is the story of the Witt family's farm days in New Paris, PA, during the Great Depression.
On Grandfather's Farm By Ruth Moloney Cowgill
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Take a Trip Back in Time to When Family & ‘Life on the Farm’ Proved Stronger Than the Great Depression, World War II & More! The Moloney family has put down strong roots in... More > Marion County, Ohio … roots that can be traced back to one location – a 230-acre farm in Centerville, Ohio. This is the farm that was first created by Bryan Moloney, one of the best known pioneer farmers of Prospect Township. This is the farm where Ruth Moloney Cowgill, her sister and her brothers grew up. This is the farm that provides the central location for Ruth’s new book, “On Grandfather’s Farm,” which delves into her family’s history in Marion County and her own recollections of growing up during the tumultuous period in American history that stretched from the beginning of the Great Depression to the end of World War II. A Bond of Family Love was Created During the Great Depression & World War II as We Struggled for Survival ‘On Grandfather’s Farm’ ...< Less
On Grandfather's Farm By Ruth Moloney Cowgill
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Take a Trip Back in Time to When Family & "Life on the Farm" Proved Stronger Than the Great Depression, World War II & More! The Moloney family has put down strong roots in Marion... More > County, Ohio … roots that can be traced back to one location – a 230-acre farm in Centerville, Ohio. This is the farm that was first created by Bryan Moloney, one of the best known pioneer farmers of Prospect Township. This is the farm where Ruth Moloney Cowgill, her sister and her brothers grew up. This is the farm that provides the central location for Ruth’s new book, “On Grandfather’s Farm,” which delves into her family’s history in Marion County and her own recollections of growing up during the tumultuous period in American history that stretched from the beginning of the Great Depression to the end of World War II. A Bond of Family Love was Created During the Great Depression & World War II as We Struggled for Survival "On Grandfather’s Farm" ...< Less
Dwight's Farm By Samuel-Troy
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A historic look into an abandoned house, the life of the man who built it, and the journey to uncover the story behind both. For years the house sat empty and alone at the top of a hill. Every day... More > it called out to be explored until the urge to trespass was unbearable. But a visit through its front door was stopped cold by the voice of an old man, splitting the autumn air in two. What happened next is a story that unfolds history and spans generations in a way that makes it hard to put this book down.< Less
The First American Farm Tractors By Jack Alexander
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This is truly an American story. A story of individuals struggling to achieve a goal espoused by National Leaders, a story of a struggle to find a faster, cheaper and more humane way for farmers to... More > plow their ground. This book presents a glimpse into the long American saga of developing machines to cultivate the land. To the extent possible, the words of the people observing or directly involved in America's development of mechanical cultivation have been used. Many of the images in this book are contemporary to the story being told. This saga starts in the 1830s, and spans several generations of American inventors, and stops at the end of 1916, the start of the final phase in the development of the American farm tractor. 1917 was when America entered the First World War, and was the eve of Henry Ford's entry into the tractor business. Both events significantly advanced the mechanization of American agriculture.< Less
The First American Farm Tractors By Jack Alexander
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This is truly an American story. A story of individuals struggling to achieve a goal espoused by National Leaders, a story of a struggle to find a faster, cheaper and more humane way for farmers to... More > plow their ground. This book presents a glimpse into the long American saga of developing machines to cultivate the land. To the extent possible, the words of the people observing or directly involved in America's development of mechanical cultivation have been used. Many of the images in this book are contemporary to the story being told. This saga starts in the 1830s, and spans several generations of American inventors, and stops at the end of 1916, the start of the final phase in the development of the American farm tractor. 1917 was when America entered the First World War, and was the eve of Henry Ford's entry into the tractor business. Both events significantly advanced the mechanization of American agriculture.< Less
Farming in the Fertile Crescent By Emma Piper-Burket
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The Iraqi Seed Project (http://iraqiseedproject.com) and Seeds of Kurdistan (http://seedsofkurdistan.tumblr.com) publish their first calendar, celebrating the rich agricultural heritage of the... More > Fertile Crescent.< Less
Mr. Lester's Farm By Joe Grasso
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Mr. Lester's Farm is a beautifully illustrated book that will educate and inspire people of all ages on many levels: 1. It chronicles the role that rail travel had in changing New Jersey from a... More > farming state to one of hundreds of residential communities. 2. It explains the disappearance of privately owned and operated farms throughout North Jersey. 3. It encourages us all to retain our respect for the fruits of our land and for all of the creatures of the earth we share this land with. 4. It demonstrates what average citizens, with common values, can do to preserve local history for generations to follow. The book tells the story of a New York City boy who came to his uncle's farm by rail every summer, then took over what was to be the last working farm in Ridgewood, NJ. In honor of its place in history and the love Mr. Lester had for his land and animals, the stable of that farm was saved and now serves as a community center for residents throughout the greater Ridgewood area.< Less