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Title:
This old barn : a treasury of family farm memories
Author:
Dregni, Michael, 1961-
Publication Information:
Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
General Note:
"A Town Square book."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780896585805

9780896585638
Format :
Book

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S521.5.A2 T47 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

Endearing nostalgic anthology with down home tales of barns and their role in farming by familiar writers, with fabulous artwork.


Table of Contents

Roger WelschJerry L. TwedtCornelius WeygandtDavid B. JenkinsBob ArtleyOrlan SkareJustin IsherwoodCurtis HarnackPatricia Penton LeimbachEric SloaneBarbara Pahl
Foreword: Barn Blessingsp. 9
Introduction: This Old Barnp. 15
Chapter 1 Barn Lorep. 19
The Barnp. 21
Pioneer Barnsp. 24
Barn Roof Stylesp. 29
Old-Time Barn Raisingsp. 33
A Vision of Utopia: Polygonal and Round Barnsp. 38
Georgicalp. 47
Hexology: Barn Hex Signsp. 50
Mail-Order Barnsp. 60
The Billboard Barnp. 63
Barn Paint: Let There Be Red!p. 68
Chapter 2 At Work and Play in the Cathedral of the Cowp. 71
Memories of a Former Kid: The Cow Barnp. 73
Barn Talk by Justin Isherwoodp. 76
Barn Catsp. 84
The Big Birdhousep. 87
Barns for All Seasons and All Reasonsp. 91
Tobacco Barnsp. 95
Lightning Rodsp. 97
Haymow Basketballp. 101
Grace by Sara De Lucap. 103
Barn Dancesp. 106
Chapter 3 The Future of a Farming Iconp. 109
We Have All Gone Away: The Barn Builderp. 111
Amish Barn Raisingp. 116
Farewell, the Barnsp. 119
I Remember Barnsp. 127
Barn Smellsp. 133
Epilogue: Barn Again!p. 137