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A closer look at the Fox and Hounds Barn

Thursday, January 23, 2003

A decorated barn in southern Ohio reminds Friends of Ohio Barns member Tom O’Grady of the heritage that abounds across farm country.

1900s wallpaper: Endless possibilities

Thursday, January 23, 2003

Styles of wallpaper certainly evolved during the 1900s, from the textomeal wallpaper of the WWI era, to burlap-looking cloth. Columnist Roy Booth recalls some of the designs for the walls.

Troubles, history of barbed wire fences

Thursday, January 16, 2003

Columnist Roy Booth recalls he and his brother never could stretch the barbed wire fence right enough to suit his father.

Read it Again: Week of Jan. 16, 2003.

Thursday, January 16, 2003

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

Read it Again: Week of Jan. 9, 2003.

Thursday, January 9, 2003

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

Taking a trip back to Ohio’s early days

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about Ohio’s towns, trade and population in 1819.

Read it Again: Week of Jan. 2, 2001

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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

Read it Again: Week of Dec. 26, 2002

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

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

Long-time hobby: Exotic bird stamps

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

A person doesn’t have to go to a lot of effort to collect topical bird stamps, says columnist Roy Booth.

Barn detectives examine age-old question: How old is my barn?

Thursday, December 19, 2002

How does a person go about finding out how old his barn is? Very carefully, say members of the Friends of the Ohio Barns in this week’s column.

Early 1900s: Trolleys take the line

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Does anyone remember trolley cars in towns and cities? Columnist Roy Booth does and shares a look at two cities’ well-known lines.

Read it Again: Week of Dec. 19, 2002

Thursday, December 19, 2002

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

Carols and hymns date back to Christ

Thursday, December 12, 2002

Every century has contributed to the wonderful world of Christmas carols. Columnist Roy Booth explores origins of carols and hymns.

Read it Again: Week of Dec. 12, 2002

Thursday, December 12, 2002

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

Craft of manger scenes has some history

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth shares the origin of the manger scene and how it came into public display.

Read it Again: Week of December 5, 2002

Thursday, December 5, 2002

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

Jewelry used to update clothing, status

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Costume jewelry continues to delight the ladies (and the men collectors), as columnist Roy Booth shares this week.

Read it Again: Week of Nov. 28, 2002

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

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

Japanese art styles had big influence

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Columnist Roy Booth shares what happened when East met West, as the improvements in transportation opened the world to other cultures.

Read it Again: Week of Nov. 21, 2002

Thursday, November 21, 2002

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

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