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Barbara Koch Kern talk on farming in Tualatin

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Title

Barbara Koch Kern talk on farming in Tualatin

Description

A transcript of a talk by Barbara Koch Kern on farming when she was growing up in Tualatin, Oregon, in the 1930s-1950s. Topics include: typical farm meals; division of farm lands into pasture, grain land and cash crop land; raising and butchering hogs; dairies; growing onions and other vegetables for market; "truck gardening" (packing vegetables for market onto trucks); selling farm goods at markets in Portland; threshing grain with horses and machines; the arrival of freezers and their impact on farming.

Creator

Kern, Barbara Koch

Date

2000

Source

Tualatin Valley Historical Society

Subject

Washington County (Or.) -- History
Agriculture

Extent

1 volume

Language

English

Identifier

THS_OH_88

Spatial Coverage

Washington County (Or.)
Tualatin (Or.)

Rights

In Copyright

Citation

Kern, Barbara Koch , “Barbara Koch Kern talk on farming in Tualatin,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed September 22, 2017, http://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/12551.

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