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Prairie Farmer Magazine, February 1864 Issue Reprint

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Bringing more material culture of the 19th century to life!  We have reprinted the February 1864 issue of the "Prairie Farmer" magazine!  No more being stuck looking at just Harper's Weekly reprints!  Our reprint is an exact copy of the original (which we own) and the paper was also matched as closely as possible.  The issue is 16 pages that is filled with articles on farming, science, house keeping, recipes, and commercial ads.  This is a great material culture resource!  

- Bulk discounts are available for purchase of 50 or more for museums, living history sites, and others.  Please inquire.  

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  • 5
    paper

    Posted by James Jackson on 30th Jul 2020

    neat item

  • 4
    Prairie Farmer Magazine - A Good Read

    Posted by Charles Edward Lee on 26th May 2019

    This issue of the Prairie Farmer magazine is from 1864, making it of limited utility for the re-enactor or living historian who is a stickler for time placement accuracy for their pocket, or carpetbag detritus. It obviously limits its usefulnesd to the late Civil War (or beyond) period. That said, it’s a valuable item in helping develop a period personae, or providing the kinds of things a person in that period might be toting around. Perhaps one of its redeeming qualities, apart from NOT being yet another Harper’s Werkly reprint from the war, is that it is common and ordinary, in and of itself. There are no huge historical insights revealed by it; it is the sort of publication you might find in a man’s carpet bag, or the capacious pockets of his coat; or on the table at home, or on a table in the barber’s establishment. It is everyday - and that is as it should be. A valuable, if time-restricted, addition to your public reading library for events in 1864 or later.

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