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Archive Spotlight

Sheepherder Wagaon
Life in a Sheepherder Wagon
May/June 1970
Victor Croley describes growing up in a nomadic family of six with a sheepherder wagon for home and how years down the road he felt the urge to build a wagon of his own.

black and white house
The Basics of Home Repairs
March/April 1970
Learn a few tricks for painting, carpentry, masonry and plumbing repairs that you can perform around your own home.

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