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Wage-earning and Farming Families

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines women's active participation in income-producing labor, whether on or off the farm, as a fundamental feature of farming families in the Nanticoke Valley who combined farming ... More


Negotiating Working Relationships

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the rural women of the Nanticoke Valley negotiated working relationships as they worked on family farms. What made the most difference in the tenor of rural women's life ... More


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