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Food shortage in 1943

by Wilbur Bush, local historian

In 1943, women on 175 Daviess County farms were doing more work than ever. Many were going to work in the fields in addition to carrying on what had always been the women’s share of the farm work such as milking, taking care of the chickens and gardening. They started a plan as to what other things they could do such as:

1. To grow

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