From Fireplace To Cookstove

Author: Priscilla J. Brewer
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815606505
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" "Extensively documented - based on letters, diaries, probate inventories, census records, sales figures, advertisements, fiction, and advice literature - the book will be valuable to scholars of American history and women's studies.

Home Fires

Author: Sean Patrick Adams
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421413574
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Priscilla Brewer offers a thoughtful approach to the subject in her work on the
cookstove, From Fireplace to Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in
America (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2000), which discusses
heating devices in their social and cultural context. On the business side, Howell
Harris examines the growth and stagnation of the stove trade over the nineteenth
century in his article “Inventing the US Stove Industry, c.1815–1875: Making and
Selling ...

American Studies

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On cookstove nostalgia, see Priscilla J. Brewer's From Fireplace to Cookstove:
Technology and the Domestic Idea in America (Syracuse, 2000). "A Letter from
Martha," MSL 70 (June 1999): 14. In this letter Stewart contrasts herself with
Microsoft Corp. tsar Bill Gates. 22. "Remembering: I'll Take It," MSL 59 (May 1998
): 224. 23. Stephen Drucker, "Editor's Letter," MSL (February 1998), 22. 24. "
AskMartha: Folding Towels," MSL 59 (May 1998): 57. 25. "Researching Your
Family Tree," at ...

One Life Mine

Author: Emma S. Garrod
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477129065
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... divided into three parts, one used to store newspapers, etc.; the middle one for
potatoes, and the last one for toys and most anything you could cram into it. In the
corner beyond the windows was a floor-to-ceiling storage place for dishes and
supplies. Directly behind the living room fireplace stood the stove with the
chimney leading into the stone chimney of the fireplace. The cookstove and the
fireplace furnished the heat for the whole house. Sometimes the corners felt
pretty cold.

Sessional Papers

Author: Canada. Parliament
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Had a new wagon, fanning-mill, bob-sleighs, jumpers, hay-racks, twentyfive
loads of hay in hay field, sixteen acres of new land broken, six of which are in a
new place for his son; had seven head of cattle. The house was neat and clean,
and arrangements tastily made, no doubt owing to the good training the
daughters had got at Qu'Appelle Industrial-school. ' Gabriel Belanyer, N0. 117—
New house built last fall, old man sick here; mud floor, no open fireplace,
cookstove; dirty and ...

Indian Mountain

Author: Marie Armstrong
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595290795
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... the fireplace and cook stove. Aunt Sack heard the men talking and came out on
the porch to see if something was wrong. Mac repeated to her what Sam had said
. “Sack get some clothes together, and we'll get on over there. I'll leave you there
and take Laurie on to Bangor.” While Mac was hitching the horse to the buggy,
Sack was getting them changes of clothing. Soon she was ready and walked out
to climb into the buggy with him. Sam rode down the mountain with them. As they

Memoirs Of Grassy Creek

Author: Zetta Barker Hamby
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786404162
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Here, also, vegetables were washed for peeling and made ready for cooking and
canning. An old wood table held the two wash tubs for doing family laundry
before we had a "wash house." Wood for the fireplace and cook stove was
stacked for winter use here and nails in the walls held various old rain and snow
everyday wraps. Later, when we had more outside buildings, Dad partitioned off
part of this back porch for a bedroom. Some winter mornings we'd awaken to a
deep silence ...

Sandstone Seduction

Author: Katie Lee
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781555663384
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In 1941, at eight thousand feet you could see to dissect a gnat. The trunk of the
Olds coupe held a washtub full of ice and bottled beer, thick T-bones, butter and
bacon, potatoes, and a bottle of rum. Going up on the 3:30 to 4:30 control would
put us at the cabin before dark and leave plenty of time to chop wood, build fires
in the fireplace and cookstove, eat, and load before the moon bashed through the
pines, bounced off the lake, and lit the game trail. The Cabin. Our first shelter ever

Gold Rush Towns Of Nevada County

Author: Maria E. Brower
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439618186
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... word spread quickly to other sections of the gold region both north and south of
Nevada City. (Courtesy Brita Rozynski.) Most early miners were transient and
moved often to follow each new rumor of a rich strike. Harry Stryke poses in front
of his cabin in 1852. The materials used to build a cabin were abundant in most
of the county; felling trees brought logs, shingles, and wood, and the rocks used
for his fireplace or cook stove, pictured above, were plentiful. (Courtesy Searls
Library.) ...