While the following photo and excerpt are miles and years away, in some respects little has changed...
But to advocates for women’s welfare, it was crucial that farm women took time to read.
“Every women, no matter how hard she must work, must pause at times for recreation, even though it may be only an occasional evening or Sunday afternoon,” Dagney Hinderaker, a women’s club leader from Astoria, South Dakota, wrote. “They will be more refreshed and have more things to think about if they will sit down and read.” '
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