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  • Subject is exactly " Farmers"
Go to "The Old Norway Home" item page

Letter written by S. O. Field describing his visit to Norway, where he was born. Published in the local newspaper, Shelby, Michigan.
Go to "Success Without a Mortgage: A Thrifty Norwegian's Way," circa 1900 item page

Article published in the local Shelby newspaper discussing S. O. Field's (great grandfather of Marge Peterson) success at financing their farm. Article accompanies Peterson_Marge-006.jpg
Go to "Land of the Vikings" item page

Letter from S.O. Field published in the local Shelby, Michigan paper describing why he decided to leave Michigan and move back to Norway, the country of his birth.
Go to "Prepare for Invasion by Pest Enemies: M.C. Field and Area Associates have Real Defense Against Enemy Horde" item page

Article published in local Shelby, Michigan newspaper highlighting where to purchase pesticides in the area, including M.C. Field Company.
Go to "Save Your Crop With Insecticides and Fungicides!" item page

Advertisement in Shelby, Michigan newspaper for insecticides sold by M.C. Field. S.O. Field, Marge's great grandfather owned a share of that company, as did her grandparents Anton and Abba Field. Company was located in downtown Shelby.
Go to Red Arrow Orchards Business Card item page

Business Card for Red Arrow Orchards, owned by Anton and Abba Field. "Growers and shippers of all kinds."
Go to Anton and Abba Field preparing for trip to Mexico City item page

Photo of Anton (right) and Abba (left) Field preparing to leave for a trip to Mexico City. (Anton's father was S. O. Field.) A sweet cherry tree is pictured in the background. A copy of their travel journal from that trip was also donated and scanned…
Go to Field Family Farmhouse, Shelby, Michigan, circa 1900 item page

Photo of Field Family Farmhouse accompanied story in local paper "Success Without a Mortgage" (image Peterson_Marge-005.jpg). House was built in 1899 by Marge Peterson's great grandfather, S. O. Field. Field migrated from Norway to Chicago before…
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