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Farm life--South Dakota--History--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fred Beers Diary

Identifier: SC 00993
Scope and Contents Diary of Fred Beers, a county farm agent from Martin, South Dakota. Includes information about the weather, meetings which he attends, and his daily duties as a farm agent. The volume is entitled "DeLaval Diary for county agents, extension workers, vocational teachers, and cow testers." At the end of the volume there are weights and measures, how to measure the volume of a hay stack, how to mix concrete, how to mix lye, the benefits of skim milk for humans and farm animals, common diseases...
Dates: 1937

South Dakota Rancher's Diary

Identifier: SC 00885
Scope and Contents Diary of a young man who owns a horse ranch near Bison, South Dakota. Each day is full of his ranching activities, but interspersed within the diary are thoughts of loneliness, sadness and suicide. Notes names of friends, relatives and ranch hands. Gives weather for most days. The beginning and end of the diary contain school notes. The writer lives near his Father and Grandmother. The location is in northwest South Dakota near Bison, Strool and Buffalo along present day Route 20....
Dates: 1926