Rural Life in the Hudson River Valley 1880-1920


Stanley H. Benham, Sr. (1902-1991)
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ISBN: 1-58776-831-3
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The rural life of men, women and children during the 1880 - 1920 era described through anecdotes by the author who was born in 1902 on a farm in the Hudson River Valley. Over 215 photographs taken at the turn of the last century (1900) in Dutchess County by the author's father and drawings by the author's son are presented to illustrate his observations. Details of a farmer's year, the wife's weekly chores, chapters on animal husbandry, economics, transportation, community services, entertainment and religion are included.

ISBN: 1-58776-831-3

Price: $21.95; Softcover edition

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