Early Artisans (Early Settler Life)

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Describes the skills of whittlers, cabinetmakers, spinners, weavers, shoemakers, tailors, milliners, glass blowers, coopers, blacksmiths, gunsmiths, wheelwrights, and harnessmakers

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Taken from Chapter 8: The shoemaker The early settlers needed sturdy shoes and boots. They had to walk great distances. Shoes were expensive. Sometimes a husband and wife shared one pair of shoes. Some people went barefoot during the hot weather in order to keep their shoes from wearing out. Some shoemakers traveled from house to house. A shoemaker stayed with one family until all the family members had shoes made or mended. It took one day for a shoemaker to make a pair of shoes. Sometimes, the shoemaker lived with a large family for several weeks!

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This series truly provides a delightful glimpse into the nineteenth century. The illustrations match the stories and are a visual reminder of life in another era. This series of fifteen books is ideal for both Canadian and U. S. pioneer life studies -- Library Materials Guide, Spring 1985

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