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Back then, advertising was spoon-fed

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Advertisement spoons are of special interest because of the subject represented and the ease of identification. However, many spoons are questionable as to whether there are an advertisement or souvenir.

Tables for dinner, chairs for sitting

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Along the way style imposed itself over the basic function of chairs, as columnist Roy Booth points out in this week’s column.

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 28, 2000

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

American pottery comes of age in 1876

Thursday, December 28, 2000

After the 1876 Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia American artisans began to develop true American styles, especially in art forms. Greater progress was evident after 1876 than in the two centuries prior.

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 21, 2000

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Each week, Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

History of pottery has Ohio roots

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Some historians say the history of East Liverpool, Ohio, is the pottery history of the United States. Columnist Roy Booth traces the roots of pottery in the Ohio Valley.

Things changed in the Roaring 20s

Thursday, December 14, 2000

During a short period – 1920s to 1930s – American’s lifestyles changed radically year by year.

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 14, 2000

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Each week, Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 7, 2000

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Each week, Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Grain has always been bread of life

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The history of bread isn’t complete without the history of the mills.

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