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**EDUCATOR SPECIAL** 10 copies of Farmboy by John B. Babcokc pub. 1999 by the DeWitt Historical Society. 235 pages - Black & White The History Center is pleased to offer this steeply discounted "Educator Special" for local schools, classrooms, and educational programs in and around Tompkins County. This book can be used for independent study, or as supplementary resource for other projects exploring local history. Please note your school and or educational program in your order notes. Topics Covered: - Farmings transition from horse to gas-power and mechanization in the twentieth century - Agricultural life in Central NY in the twentieth century - The evolution of northeast agriculture and farm co-ops - The career of H.E. Babcock in agriculture and higher education The father of John Babcock (the author), H.E. was born in 1889 on a farm on Otsego County, and was an early county Farm Bureau Agent, and briefly the first professor of farm marketing at Cornell University. He left to head up GLF - since become Agway - in 1921. WE CANNOT SHIP THIS ORDER - All books ordered must be picked up in-person at The History Center in Tompkins County during our open hours (Thurs-Sun) or by special appointment.

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