August 24, 2019

Primary Source Spotlight: Life on the Farm

Mrs. Watkins, FSA borrower, and her helper, milking cows
What was life on the farm like before large agribusness operations began to dominate U.S. agricultural production? To get a glimpse into the past, take a look at the Today in History section for August 29 (you’ll need to scroll down to access the second topic), then click the links below to access a cornucopia of primary source treasures.

Farming image set

More farming images from American Memory

Dairy farm image set

More dairy farm images from American Memory

Farming oral histories

Farming related books

Farming legislation

Farm related sheet music

Farm related song recordings

Farm related books & articles

Farming, Food Security and Climate Change Webcast

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