Monday, March 18, 2019
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International Harvester Corporation was one of the first 20 companies in the United States to establish a nongovernment pension plan for its employees.

Sam Moore shares a story Josh Billings, a well-known 19th-century humorist who used contemporary slang and strange phonetic spelling, wrote about oats.

Little glass tubes of mercury or red-dyed alcohol have done duty as temperature indicators since the 17th century. Find out how they work.

The exhibition provides insight into a dark moment in history in which the Bible and religion were used for imperial and economic gain.

The Earthworm Tractor Co., located in Earthworm City, Illinois, made crawler tractors and had a head salesman by a man named Alexander Botts.

Sam Moore shares a story Kate Sanborn (1839-1917), a teacher, lecturer and writer, wrote in 1891 of her experiences attending auctions.

Farm and Dairy readers to share stories about the best Christmas gifts they ever received.

Local schools were scarce in frontier communities during the mid- to late-19th century, nor was there much in the way of celebrating the Christmas holiday.

Alan Guebert believes the current worldwide trade battles resemble the stalemated trench warfare that was the deadly hallmark of World War I.

As this month marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the World War I, Sam Moore shares a story of "beating swords into plough shares."
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