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Sam Moore recalls the pressing issues of 80 years ago, just after he turned 5 and was probably happily anticipating Christmas.

Pioneers did not have many of the conveniences we enjoy today, starting with sleeping arrangements and living conditions inside cramped cabins.

Growing up during the Depression era, Alan Guebert's mother developed a hardness against waste. And so his family ate "the last of the garden," regularly.

The fires that have been plaguing the west are not a new phenomenon — fires were a scourge to the settlers in the prairies of the Old West.

During a time when most heated with coal and factories relied on steam for power and light, a coal miners' strike inspired interesting uses for tractors.

Rated at 5-10 HP, the little Avery 5-10 Model B was just 50 inches wide, 54 inches high, 135 inches long and weighed 2,600 pounds.

In 1919, International Harvester Company published 48 letters from satisfied operators describing how they used their tractors and how reliable they were.

Judith Sutherland recalls an interview she had with a pilot with the unfortunate distinction of the longest held prisoner of war of Vietnam.

Sam Moore recaps a 100-year-old letter to the Rural New Yorker, which described the construction of a military road during World War I.

We are now living through moments that will become history. What will we do about the things that are difficult to hear?
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