The Haymakers: A Chronicle of Five Farm Families

The Haymakers: A Chronicle of Five Farm Families

by Steven R. Hoffbeck
     
 

Making hay has always been hard work, just about the hardest work on a farm. Spanning 150 years, The Haymakers tells a story of the labor and heartbreak suffered by five families struggling to make the hay that fed their livestock, a story not just about grass, alfalfa, and clover, but also about sweat and fears, toil and loss. See more details below

Overview

Making hay has always been hard work, just about the hardest work on a farm. Spanning 150 years, The Haymakers tells a story of the labor and heartbreak suffered by five families struggling to make the hay that fed their livestock, a story not just about grass, alfalfa, and clover, but also about sweat and fears, toil and loss.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873513944
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue3
"A Hope and a Future"19
A Yorker's Sojourn in Minnesota49
Farming Forever77
Tradition and Change109
Blue Silos on the Prairie139
Epilogue173
Acknowledgments183
Notes187
Index209

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