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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 190–209.
Published: 01 April 2018
...R. W. Sandwell Abstract This article provides a brief history of the origins and use of the first modern lighting in rural Canada. Of all the revolutions in lighting, none was taken up more quickly or embraced more widely than the coal-oil (also called kerosene) lamp. This paper argues...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of kerosene soon became measured in lives as well as dollars, for the papers began to report an epidemic of stoves, heaters, and especially lamps that were starting fires. A report to the Franklin Institute claimed 3,500 deaths from such causes in 1871, with the number growing by leaps and bounds (one...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 412–438.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... 1952 ): 2 George C. Singer, "Heat Lamp Safety Drive," Farm Safety Review ( July /Aug. 1952 ): 6 C. L. Hamilton , "Electric Fence Problems," Farm Safety Review (Nov./Dec. 1953 ): 6 -7 26 Transactions—National Safety Congress (Chicago: National Safety Council...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 April 2018
...-oil lamps were available in the second half of the nineteenth century; see R. W. Sandwell , “The Coal-Oil Lamp,” Agricultural History 92 , no. 2 (Spring 2018 ). 40. The dip pen consisted of a metal nib with capillary channels mounted on a handle. Compared to the quill pen...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 495–496.
Published: 01 October 2006
... to products of potentially even greater demand such as soap and lamp oil. As the market potential increased,pro- ...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 496–497.
Published: 01 October 2006
... was dramaticallyamplifiedas they progressedfrom merely a source for producingtar,pitch, and turpentine to products of potentially even greater demand such as soap and lamp oil. As the market potential increased,pro- BookReviews / 497 ducersexpandedtheiroperationsacrossthe Southeast,with specialemphasis on the forestsof...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 462–463.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... Manhattan soon settled into an annual rhythm, linked to the passing of the seasons and the educational and agricultural calendars (189). By the late 1800s, electricity had replaced gas lamps, the downtown area featured substantial multistory buildings, and a separate center for student life appeared...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of women in energy historiography, Karen Sayer discusses in chapter 2 the ways in which English women used and adapted candlepower prior to the introduction of gas and electric lighting. In chapter 3, Sandwell examines Canadian women's concerns about kerosene lamps, gas-powered stoves, and other...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 515–529.
Published: 01 April 2000
... occasional advantages over electrical appliances. Mrs. W. D. Eliot, for example, kept her woodstove in case of power outages and used it throughout the winter to heat the home. She also claimed that the only dif? ference between her kerosene Alladin lamp and electric lights was that the electric lamps...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 222–227.
Published: 01 April 2004
... of large specialized producers, including large corpo? rations such as Tyson and ConAgra. While the number of farms declined sharply, especially in the latter half of the twentieth century, most of the remaining commercial farmers live much better than the horse-power, kerosene lamp, and outhouse...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 271–278.
Published: 01 July 2001
... for a time.5 In 1939, exhausted by his struggle against the persistent dust storms, and with his finances, health, and spirit all sapped, Svobida left his farm. He moved to the home of Shirley Friedrich's parents in Hickock, Kansas. There, by the light of a kerosene lamp, Svobida began to write his memoir...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 78–96.
Published: 01 January 2008
... somebody living on a carpet." She remembered people using mules and horses to run a press making sorghum molasses. For a while they lived without electricity, using kerosene lamps. "The lamp globes, we had towash them out," she said. "It was a difficult life, but we made it."When asked if she would ever go...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 January 2002
....,Ste.303,BerkeleyC, A94704-1223. 58 Rural Illinois / 59 The short and stocky Duff retorted he would say what he pleased. Salisbury then handed his lamp to a bystander and turned to strike Duff. Duff dodged his blow, and stabbed Salisbury in the chest and upper arm. Salisbury stepped back, and Duff...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 513–535.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... The Instruction of the Presidion of the High Court in Split to the District Court in Makarska, June 10, 1924 , box 1, Archive of the Franciscan Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Makarska. 31. John R. Lampe and Marvin R. Jackson , Balkan Economic History, 1550–1950: From Imperial Borderlands...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 451–464.
Published: 01 April 2000
..." her camp stove would explode. She refused to cook on it unless her husband was there to light it for her. Fears of kerosene lamps, camp stoves, and wood stoves were warranted. By 1954 at least four veterans' homes had caught fire on the Shoshone project.15 Without electricity, water also had...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 413–443.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... Amdsen, Alisa DiCaprio, and James Robinson, eds., The Role of Elites in Economic Development (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012). 14. Peter Jensen, Markus Lampe, and Paul Sharp, “A Land ‘of Milk and Butter’: The Role of Elites for the Economic Development of Denmark” (paper presented...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2000
... against those who disdained lending to neighbors who fell short of reaching the level of selfsufficiency. He described the "skinflint, or stingy man," as follows, "He forbids his wife to lend salt, or lamp-wick, or herbs, or barley grains, or garlands, or holy cakes. These things all mount up, you know...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 39–54.
Published: 01 January 2017
... for $17.50 on October 26 and a coal heater for $20 on October 27, which did not keep the interior of the house above freezing as Robinson described ice in the kitchen. Robinson also bought a blue surge suit for $37.65 on November 2, a lamp for $10 on November 3, and a coat for his wife, Ozello...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2016
... years. They began their lives surrounded by goods that they or family members had made by hand: papier-mâché wallpaper, simple furniture, straw mattresses, lamps, blankets, and kitchen utensils. They cooked on the fireplace and stored water in a hollowed cedar stump. Then the rise of cotton prices...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 68–90.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., such as the government chickens, raised with a lamp brooder, that, when turned out to forage, did not know what it was all about and merely ran around after people hoping to be fed something to eat, in contrast to hen-raised chickens who scratched for themselves.21 FSA personnel attempted to overcome such client...