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Read it Again: Week of November 14, 2002

Thursday, November 14, 2002

80 years ago this week. The average rate of wages of U.S. male farm labor Oct. 1 was $28.97 a month, with board. The average in 1921 was $30.14. W.S. McBane of East Liverpool had the highest testing Guernsey in October in the official cow test association. Lady C of Mara Alva produced 1,005.6 pounds […]

In fraktur, lettering becomes an art

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about motifs illustrating birds and flowers painted on large barns common in eastern Pennsylvania.

Let’s Talk Barns

Thursday, November 7, 2002

When Larry Sulzer first saw the carriage barn it was severely overgrown with vegetation and sinking into the ground, yet it still had a “commanding presence.”

Sulzer shares thoughts of his barn discovery and its subsequent relocation in this week’s “Let’s Talk Barns” column. You’ll find it and other regular column features here.

Read it Again: Week of November 7, 2002

Thursday, November 7, 2002

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

Let’s Talk Barns:The journey: Once upon a time there was a barn …

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Take a look back on the historical background of a carriage barn in Lorain, Ohio, and read about moving it to a new home.

Colonists’ Sunday church rituals

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes of early settlers’ first meeting houses and the traditions of those structures.

Collectors get chill at rare fan find

Thursday, October 31, 2002

With the hot weather of this summer now just a memory, antique columnist Roy Booth starts thinking about fans.

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 31, 2001

Thursday, October 31, 2002

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

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 24, 2002

Thursday, October 24, 2002

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

Japanese tinplate vehicle toys gave a preview of future automobiles

Thursday, October 17, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the more than 100-year lifetime of tinplate toys with a lithograph finish.

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 17, 2002

Thursday, October 17, 2002

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

Yesteryear catalogs entertain, excite

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes that those Sears catalogs were an important part of America, from the most rural post office route in the backwoods all the way to bustling big cities.

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 10, 2002

Thursday, October 10, 2002

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

Then and now: Down on the farm

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes there were plenty of things to do – both around the home, barn and fields – on the farms of old.

Forest management plan carries over to barn management plan

Thursday, October 3, 2002

A barn is more than a place to house crops, machinery and livestock. A “management plan” will help you maintain your investment.

Read it Again: Week of October 3, 2002

Thursday, October 3, 2002

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

Read it Again: Week of Sept. 26, 2002

Thursday, September 26, 2002

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

Philadelphia, city of brotherly love

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Philadelphia was home to much of this country’s early history, as columnist Roy Booth shares this week.

Parian bisque doll heads captivate

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the admired “parian” antique dolls.

Read it Again: Week of Sept. 19, 2002

Thursday, September 19, 2002

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

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