Press: Farmer's Wife

"Uncle" Henry Wallace† sat chinning with Horace Klein as they watched the crowd mill past the Wallace's Partner cottage on the dusty Iowa State fair grounds. "There is something terribly pathetic to me in the faces of these farm women," "Uncle" Henry said. "They are so tired and worn and spiritless. There is a mission for someone: to bring material comforts, help and inspiration to the woman who labors on the farm." That was in 1907 and Horace Klein was advertising manager of a nondescript magazine called the Farmer's Wife. Its publisher was Edward...

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