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TAG : 1930s

scraping snow

Ice Cold Cash Crop

Ice harvesting, which began in the early 1800s, was very similar to any crop harvest. Ice was a cash crop. Weather was certainly a factor in the ice harvest, because it determined the depth of the ice, incoming storms, temperatures that would hinder the harvest, and the timing of assembling a ...

nurse

The Rural Nurse

When I was a little guy during the 1940s, medical care in rural areas was much different than today. Many babies were born at home, sometimes with the help of a midwife, although I was born in a hospital in 1933. That was the last time I saw the inside of a hospital, except to visit someone, ...

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