The ideas, customs, and social behavior of a particular people or society. The ideas and items used by members ofRead more.
Accidents on Record 100 Years Ago
Gunshots, dynamite, fingers and arms cut off, big toe shot, and horse/ railroad mishaps. Polk County accidents from 1910 isRead more.
Hippos in South Twin Lake, Amery
The Amery Beach had to be THE place for any Amery kid from age 5 to 17, a busy socialRead more.
A Life Worth Living
“Sad will be the day for anyone when they become content with the thoughts they are thinking and the deedsRead more.
A Li’l Humor on Easter
We’re not getting together with our family as we did last year; good memories of last Easter’s dinner scene. AndRead more.
Sleeping with Pigs
One evening last October, when I was far from sober And dragging home a load with manly pride My feetRead more.
The Amery Elementary KG class of 1954. All tossed to the wind now–a retired sewer pumper, a lady of leisureRead more.
Fool on the Hill
Day after day Alone on a hill The man with the foolish grin Is keeping perfectly still But nobody wantsRead more.
Young WI Teacher, 1904
This letter was written by a young teacher who taught at a country school northeast of Amery. It’s aRead more.
O Teach Us to Think
O Karma, Dharma, pudding and pie, gimme a break before I die: grant me wisdom, will, & wit, purity, probity,Read more.