A farm family untouched by depression in 1933

No depression can touch this farm family: all necessities, from food and clothing to tools and machinery, produced by members of Esthonian colony in Northern Wisconsin


Despite widespread depression in the 1930s, many farm families remained largely untouched, growing and producing their own food, tools, and clothing. The Pays were one such family and this article looks at their life on a farm near Dunfield in Lincoln County.


Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Depression and Unemployment
Creator: Milwaukee Journal
Pub Data: Milwaukee Journal. 20 August 1933. Wisconsin Historical Society.
Citation: "No depression can touch this farm family: all necessities, from food and clothing to tools and machinery, produced by members of Esthonian colony in Northern Wisconsin." Milwaukee Journal. (20 August 1933). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=788; Visited on: 12/18/2014
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