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Farm, Field and Fireside

A subject guide for use with the Farm, Field and Fireside collection of farm newspapers and periodicals.

Welcome!

Cover of the The Farmer's Wife (February 1, 1911)—available through University of Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections online

This is a guide to the Farm, Field and Fireside collection of farm newspapers and periodicals. The guide is organized thematically around research topics that we think you'll find interesting. The topics listed here are by no means exhaustive, and we hope you'll want to explore the collection to discover other topics.

You can access the individual topic guides by clicking on the tabs above. For each topic we give a brief overview of what you can expect to find in the collection, and some simple search strategies. Most of these topics also have supplementary guides that provide more in depth information on how to research the topic, including tips on finding related material elsewhere in the Library's collections. If you have any questions at all on using the Farm, Field and Fireside collection, please do not hesitate to contact us.