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  • Creator Jerry Apps ; with photographs by Steve Apps ; foreword by Richard (Dick) Cates, Jr
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Third edition. Madison, WI : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 207 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm
  • ISBNs 9780870204531, 087020453X
  • OCLC ocn488731854

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Born of the land : barns and people -- Settlers? structures : pioneer and ethnic barns -- Popular barn styles : bank barns and variations -- An alternative form : round and polygonal barns -- Forms against the sky : barn roofs -- Stones, sawdust, and sweat : builders and building materials -- With these hands : building the big timber-frame barns -- Chust for pretty : barn decorations -- Something special : unusual barns -- Towers of ferment : silos -- The heart of the farm : the farmstead -- Vanishing landmarks : barn preservation

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