Life in Bangor N Y in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.

Life in Bangor N Y in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Growing hops and farming

Glen Dickinson

28/10/2011

Glen Dickinson  1896-1974

 

Life in Bangor, NY and growing up on a farm in the early 20th Century

Table of Contents

Track 1                                                      Page 7

Growing up in Bangor, Franklin County, NY on a farm at the beginning of the 20th Century; Parents Fortis Dickinson and Helen Davis (Dickinson). Discussion of Charlie Davis, his mother’s father who was a boat builder in Bangor, NY; Talking about the bubble in the price of hops in the late 19th Century; Description of home life and farming in the early 20th Century on a dairy farm in Franklin County;  Detailed description of the home and contents in the early 20th Century, furniture and decorations; Discipline from his father; Relationship with the neighbors;

 Track 2                                                   Page 19

More on family life and diet and caring for elderly parents; Description of the farm buildings; childhood games; Going to school; Discipline at school; School teachers; More on family life on a farm; Celebrating holidays;

Obituary                                       Page 34

 


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