Any Damn Fool Can Be a Farmer

Any Damn Fool Can Be a Farmer

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What was it like to live, work and play on a small dairy farm durnig the great depression? Here's a first hand account from a farm boy who would later travel the world, but never forgot his childhood years on the family farm in Janesville, Wisconsin. Relive the daily challenges and joys of farm life; technological advances like milking machines, threshers, and indoor plumbing changed the way families lived. From barn burning fires to blinding blizzards, from Model Ts to pickup trucks, from large family gatherings to quiet nights around the radio, this is an intimate look at life on the farm.There were no windows in the storage area, but the back room of the basement had three ground level windows that brightened the room a bit. Chunks of wood and later coal were unloaded into the basement through the window nearest the furnace. This was also the room where Mom did the laundry, using a Maytaganbsp;...

Title:Any Damn Fool Can Be a Farmer
Author:Bob Knopes
Publisher:Badger Books Inc. - 2005-06-01


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