A settler's year : pioneer life through the seasons / Kathleen Ernst ; photographs by Loyd Heath.
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|Osgood PL - Milan Branch||977.503 ERN (Text)||39692000923127||New Item Shelves||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780870207143 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Madison : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-187) and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| "'A Settler's Year' provides a rare glimpse into the lives of early immigrants to the upper Midwest. Evocative photographs taken at Old World Wisconsin, the country's largest outdoor museum of rural life, lushly illustrate stories woven by historian, novelist, and poet Kathleen Ernst and compelling firsthand accounts left by the settlers themselves. In this beautiful book, readers will discover the challenges and triumphs found in the seasonal rhythms of rural life in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As they turn the pages--traveling from sprawling farm to tidy crossroads village, and from cramped and smoky cabins to gracious, well-furnished homes--they'll experience the back-straining chores, cherished folk traditions, annual celebrations, and indomitable spirit that comprised pioneer life. At its heart 'A Settler's Year' is about people dreaming of, searching for, and creating new homes in a new land. This moving book transports us back to the pioneer era and inspires us to explore the stories found on our own family trees"--From publisher's website.
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