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Winter on the Farm

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Time Frame: Early to Mid 1900's

Winter meant different work for farm families.
The Iowa Heritage Roots in the Soil
©1979
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Iowa winters: generous amounts of cold and snow, but there was still plenty of work to do. Runners replaced wheels and the farm wagon hauled feed for the livestock, wood for the stove and carried the family over snow-covered roads to church and into town.

 


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