Some articles on farm life, farm, life:
... Within these small farm families, and English families as well, a man had complete power over the property and his wife ... identity, meaning she could not own property, file lawsuits, or participate in political life, even when widowed ... Farm women provided most of the materials needed by the rest of the family by spinning yarn from wool and knitting sweaters and stockings, making candles and soap from ashes, and ...
... In Nebraska, very few single men attempted to operate a farm or ranch farmers clearly understood the need for a hard-working wife, and numerous children, to handle the many chores, including ... During the early years of settlement in the late 19th century, farm women played an integral role in assuring family survival by working outdoors ... achievements in home cookery and canning, advice columns for women in the farm papers, and home economics courses in the schools ...
Famous quotes containing the words life and/or farm:
“Great geniuses have the shortest biographies. Their cousins can tell you nothing about them. They lived in their writings, and so their house and street life was trivial and commonplace. If you would know their tastes and complexions, the most admiring of their readers most resembles them.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“On the farm I had learned how to meet realities without suffering either mentally or physically. My initiative had never been blunted. I had freedom to succeedfreedom to fail. Life on the farm produces a kind of toughness.”
—Bertha Van Hoosen (18631952)