Farming

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16 minutes. General life history. Topics include farming, teaching, and the history of the Dexterville community.

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62 minutes. Farmer; farming methods in the early 1900s, crops and livestock; making railroad ties; family history; teaching school for one year at age 19. Other topics include diet, boats, the 1937 flood, WPA, 4th of July, churches, baptism, and ancestors.

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59 minutes. General life history; treatment of malaria as a young adult; ferries and steamboats on the Green River; Thomas C. Carson and Senator Borah's homes. Other topics include country store, farming practices, school, teaching, churches, transportation, and electricity.

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This collection includes discussions of Butler County history, including Logansport and Rochester. Other subjects include general stores, farming, steamboats, making railroad ties, and the timber industry, including a discussion about floating logs down a river. John L. Landes, Roger Givens, and...

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