Others Had It Worse
Sour Dock, Moonshine, and Hard Times in Davis County, Iowa
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: University of Iowa Press
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Title Page, Copyright, Dedication, Quote
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This 1895 map shows the abandoned village of Chequest, Iowa, located between Bloomfield and Floris, approximately eighteen miles from the Missouri border. Courtesy of Pam Rietsch....
A Family Portrait Reframed, by Chris D. Baker
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...with our own lives until one day, perhaps some fifty years later, insufficient: “Well, I don’t really remember my great-grandfa-remain. At first glance, those often blurred and poorly exposed images seem incredibly ordinary. They certainly lack the artist-perceived flaws, family snapshots are iconic in their own right. ...
The Log Cabin
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... Vetra and brothers, circa 1926. Left to right, Chuck, Paul, and Don with their pet pigs in front ...
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... Edith Padget, Vetra’s mother, circa 1940. Courtesy of Leon Wilkinson....
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... Lilly “Irene” Humphrey, right, with her sister, Ruth, circa 1925. Irene often accompanied Vetra ...
Life on the Farm
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... When the threshing machine arrived, neighbors joined forces to complete the work. This photograph from August of 1917 includes Wilmer Padget, who is among the group standing on the separator. Other names listed on the back of the photograph include Clarence Jones, Rob Downing, Charley McNuff, Ira and Lester Prevo, Orval Earnest, ——— Earnest, G. P. Moughler, Charlie Warner, Ross Ritz, ——— Russell, Willie Birchmier, Jess Barker, Verden ...
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... An excerpt from Vetra’s original manuscript in which she writes about her father’s ...
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... Wilmer Padget handling hunting dogs, circa mid-1950s. Courtesy of Sheri Guthrie....
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... Left to right, neighbors Clarence “Pud” Jones and his wife, Grace, with Edith, Clell, ...
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... In 1927, Vetra received a diploma of honor for attendance and punctuality over a sixteen-month period while attending Oak Hill School. Courtesy of Betty Durham....
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... Vetra, left, and sister Reva Padget, appear ready for a trip to town, circa 1930. ...
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Acts and Joint Resolutions Passed at the Regular Session of the Forty-first General Assembly of the State of Iowa, State of Iowa: 1925 (pp. 39–45). American Photographers of the Depression. Introduction by Charles Hagen. “Annual Fox Chase at Floris a Great Success.” The Iowa Homestead 7 Oct. Clark, Dan Elbert, “Recent Liquor Legislation in Iowa,” Iowa Journal of ...
Page Count: 136
Illustrations: 20 b&w photos, 1 map
Publication Year: 2013
Series Title: Bur Oak Book
Series Editor Byline: Holly Carver