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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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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