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Reflections on Sources and the Publication of My First Book

It is my sincerest desire that what I learned about women’s involvement in agricultural fairs is clearly conveyed to and appreciated by those who read my book. Continue reading

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The Catholic Worker Farm in Tivoli, a View into the Past

The Catholic Worker Farm in Tivoli functioned as a farm, House of Hospitality, Folk School, a place for silent retreats, and peace conferences. Continue reading

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Sources in Rural Women’s History, Part IV: These Hands Crafted Fine Things: Material Culture in Rural Women’s History

In honor of the upcoming thirty-fifth anniversary of Joan M. Jensen’s publication of her landmark collection of primary documents,With These Hands:  Women Working on the Land (1981), the Rural Women’s Studies Association sponsored a roundtable highlighting innovative uses of primary … Continue reading

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