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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Stall-fed oxen were, up until the time of the railroads, the major "crop" in Deerfield, Massachusetts. This treatise by Deerfield's historian, George Sheldon, speaks from the first person, since Mr. Sheldon (1818-1916) was involved in all the seasonal chores he describes. His language is picuresque and nostalgic as he recalls life on the farm in the first half of the 19th century.


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"Tis Sixty Years Since. The Passing of the Stall-fed Ox and the Farm Boy"

publisher   Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association
author   George Sheldon (1818-1916)
date   1964
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   9.0"
width   6.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Booklet
accession #   #L98.033

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Avery Oxen Postcard

Franklin County Agricultural Society Membership of Lester L. Luey

"Catalogue of Books in the Deerfield Agricultural Library"

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