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        Mechanization on the Farm in the Early 20th Century

        Learn how the first half of the twentieth century was a time of transition on the family farm in this video from Iowa Public Television. As tractors began to replace horses, farm families witnessed the birth of mechanization on the farm.

        This segment from Iowa Public Television's documentary "The People in the Pictures: Stories from the Wettach Farm Photos" features original photography, restored archival color film, filmed recreations, and first-person accounts of farm life in rural America during the Great Depression and early twentieth century.

        Check out the entire Rural Midwest Farm Life During the Great Depression and Early 20th Century Collection.

        Contributor: Iowa Public Television
        Funder: Iowa Communications Network

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