Barns Around Iowa: A Sampling of Iowa's Round Barns
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Barns Around Iowa: A Sampling of Iowa's Round Barns

by Luella Hazeltine
     
 

When Luella retired as a worker at Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, about 20 years ago, she took a copy of the State Historical Society of Iowa's book, "Without Right Angles" by Lowell Soike to see the listings of round barns in Iowa. Camera in hand, Luella set out for over a decade finding the barns and photographing them in color. This 6x9 book of 128 pages

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When Luella retired as a worker at Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, about 20 years ago, she took a copy of the State Historical Society of Iowa's book, "Without Right Angles" by Lowell Soike to see the listings of round barns in Iowa. Camera in hand, Luella set out for over a decade finding the barns and photographing them in color. This 6x9 book of 128 pages preserves approx. 100 round and multi-sided barns in color county by county. County map of locations included. "Barns Around Iowa" features a 1918 Sears catalog ad for a barn kit and a detailed floor plan. Find out which barn made Hollywood history and which barn had illegal activity when farming prices dropped. Wonderful stories and historic photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932043440
Publisher:
Penfield Books
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,129,387
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

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