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TAG : 1940s

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Back to School Memories

I reckon by now all the kids are back in school. As a kid I always dreaded September and the first day of school — I’d have much rather been home helping Dad get the wheat planted. Of course, after a week or so it wasn’t so bad. Our western Pennsylvania township had several one room ...

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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, ...

Farm Collector Magazine

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