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Book cover - photo
Fred Bartsch plowing with mules Dinah and Jake on the family farm near Subiaco, AR - About 1930 Joe Wagner in the Army in about 1899 Drinking and Playing cards by a rail fence in about 1910. Bertha & Marie Huber hanging clothes on the clothesline in about 1922 Three Bartsch Sisters in about 1930 Anna and Teresa Pertler and Teresa's daughter
Shaking the Cotton Trees  describes events happening to several families that immigrated to America in the 1800s and built new lives and had children and made new friends despite the difficulties they encountered.  If you enjoy family histories, you will probably like this book.  Incidents noted were captured from old letters and journals and stories passed down through the generations.  They include the following:

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