Farm and Home

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Churning Butter on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

A Tennessee woman recalls the chore of churning butter as a girl

Family Farm: The Jersey Cow and the Milk Separator

CAPPER's Staff

Kansas woman recalls her parents milking their Jersey cow and using a cold-water milk separator

As The Crow Flies: Neighbors on the Family Farm

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A Kansas woman recalls the community shared by her and her nearest neighbors "as the crow flies" on her family farm

Farmhands on the Family Farm

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Kansas woman recalls being a farmhand on the family farm, raking hay, cultivating corn, and taking care of mules and cattle


Harvest Time on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Iowa granddaughter remembers her mother helping her grandfather during harvest time on the family farm

Family Farm: Treasured Memories of Life on the Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Illinois resident shares his fond memories of rural America during the Great Depression, describing his childhood on the family farm

Farm Hand on a Family Farm

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New York man describes his experiences as a farm hand on a family farm in Vermont

Brought Up to Share: Early Life on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Arizona woman talks about growing up on her family farm; remembering her chores, entertainments, and life lessons

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