Yesterday's Farm Tools & Equipment

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Hundreds of old farm tools and equipment are shown to be echoes of America's past. Major chapters cover haying, grains, tobacco, orchards, poultry, dairy, horses and mules in farm practices. Over 600 vintage and modern photos and graphics. These objects are preserved in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at the Landis Valley Museum, where they help to interpret American farm life of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

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Overview

Hundreds of old farm tools and equipment are shown to be echoes of America's past. Major chapters cover haying, grains, tobacco, orchards, poultry, dairy, horses and mules in farm practices. Over 600 vintage and modern photos and graphics. These objects are preserved in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at the Landis Valley Museum, where they help to interpret American farm life of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764336034
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/31/2010
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 965,059
  • Product dimensions: 11.30 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Irwin Richman, Professor Emeritus, The Pennsylvania State University, is a widely known lecturer of American historical topics. He works with the interpretive staff of the Landis Valley Museum and runs the Vintage Seed Project, as one of his interests. Michael B. Emery, a native Pennsylvanian with both Quaker and Amish farmer ancestors, is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and the Educator and Volunteer Coordinator at the Landis Valley Museum. A scholar of Pennsylvania German history, he is an avid collector of books, paper, and photogrpahic memorabilia.

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