Death of the Dream
Classic Minnesota Farmhouses
ISBN10: 1890434000 ISBN13: 9781890434007 Publisher: Afton Historical Society Pr Published: Jun 1 1997 Weight: 2.80lbs. Height: 12.00" Width: 10.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
The Industrialization of the American economy between 1862 and 1893 provided pioneer farm families with the means to realize their dreams on the Midwestern prairie. Now the last of their original farmhouses are disappearing. "There was no way to save them, " writes author William Gabler, "but their great homeliness and variety could be recorded in photographs."