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Read it Again: Week of Feb. 22, 2001.

Thursday, February 22, 2001

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

Read it Again: Week of Feb. 15, 2001.

Thursday, February 15, 2001

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

Once shunned, painted ladies of Americana prized

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the history, importance, and value of painted furniture as part of Americana.

Wood engraving once common art

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the history of wood engraving to reproduce pictures in books magazines and newspapers.

Read it Again – Week of Feb. 8, 2001

Thursday, February 8, 2001

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

Some firsts in post-war toys

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the sturdier and larger American-made toys that appeared just after World War II.

Decorative tiles always in vogue

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Decorative tiles were first in demand by the wealthy, but American craftsmen soon developed products for average households, too.

When solitude reigned and the banks of the Ohio were watered with blood

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Columnist Roy Booth looks back at the dawn of the 19th century, when Ohio was the western frontier of the United States.

Read It Again – Week of Jan. 18, 2001

Thursday, January 18, 2001

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

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.

Read It Again – Week of Jan. 11, 2001

Thursday, January 11, 2001

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

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.

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. 28, 2000

Thursday, December 28, 2000

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

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.

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.

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.

Grain has always been bread of life

Thursday, December 7, 2000

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

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.

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