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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
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
AMONGST FARM HORSES By Stephen Caunce
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This book is a unique and detailed account of a rural way of life formed from extensive academic research and oral testimony recorded in the 1970's. It tells of the farm servant system in East... More > Yorkshire which was central to the rural economy in that area for men born before 1900. Boys as young as 13 would be looking after and working with as many as 4 heavy horses in a team. Their lives would be spent living in the farmhouse and would continue that way until they married. Rural history forms an essential part of national history, with different parts of the UK having very varied employment systems. This book describes how, although having roots deep in history, the East Riding farming system was thoroughly modern and profitable, paying good wages to its workers. Telling the stories of their lives in their own words, this book brings to life the intimate details of a distant way of living and working.< Less
Edible Forrest Urban Farm By Anja Eltgroth
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A photo history of Edible Forrest Urban farm in Norristown, PA.
Frying Pan Farm By Elizabeth Brown Pryor
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