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Little heathens

hard times and high spirits on an Iowa farm during the Great Depression

by Mildred Armstrong Kalish

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Depressions,
  • Family,
  • Farm family,
  • Great Depression, 1929-1939,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
  • Rural families,
  • Rural conditions,
  • Farm life,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    A memoir from a schoolteacher of growing up in the heart of the Midwest during the Great Depression describes her close family life on an Iowa farm during a time of endless work and resourcefulness, with no tolerance for idleness or waste.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: 2007.

    StatementMildred Armstrong Kalish
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF627.B4 K35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 292 pages :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26335839M
    ISBN 100553384244
    ISBN 109780553384246
    OCLC/WorldCa226376919


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