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Rural Life 1880-1920:
The Impact of Progress on Connecticut
Farming Communities

Suggestions for further reading

Favretti, Rudy J. Highlights of Connecticut Agriculture. Storrs, University of Connecticut Press,1976.

Greenberg, David B. ed. Land That Our Fathers Plowed. Norman Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press, 1969.

Osborn, Norris Galpin, ed. History of Connecticut, vol.2, New York, The States History Company, 1925.

Partridge, Michael. Farm Tools: Through the Ages. Boston, New York Graphic Society, 1973.

Robertson, James Oliver and Janet C. Robertson. All Our Yesterdays: A Century of Family Life in an American Small Town. New York, Aaron Ashers Books, Harper Collins, 1993

Russell, Howard S. A Long Deep Furrow: Three Centuries of Farming in New England. Hanover, New Hampshire, University Press of New England, 1976.

Schlebecher, John T. Whereby We Thrive; A History of American Farming: 1607-1972. Ames, Iowa, Iowa State University, 1975.

Stimmons, Walter, ed. Connecticut Agricultural College: A History.. New Haven, Tuttle, Moorehouse & Taylor Co. 1931.

Van Dusen, Albert E. Connecticut. New York, Random House, 1961.

Link to other essays in this Journey:

>> Introduction: Rural Life in Connecticut
Farming: A Way of Life
>> Civic Life
>> Goods and Services
>> Connecticut Agricultural College
>> Vacationing in the Country

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