Category: Research

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Activist?

Respecting Laura as a farm activist, her life before the “Little House” books.

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On Horses and Oysters

Almanzo as “The Oyster” explained…

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How Research Takes Hold, Part II

What does our research lead us to?

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How Research Takes Hold of Us

Research: What gets us started?

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Thoughts from a Farmer's Granddaughter

The values that have been passed to us.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Family Letters Go Online

Ingalls family letter go online.

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The Michigan Connection…

Little House – The Michigan Connection

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The Mystery of the Oval Glass Bread Plate

For themselves, they decided to buy a present together, something they could both use and enjoy. After much studying of Montgomery Ward’s catalogue, they chose to get a set of glassware. They needed it for the table and there was

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Letters from Laura

I will be submitting more letters written by Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, to Beyond Little House in the next few weeks. It is a real treat reading these letters from the Rose Wilder Lane papers at

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Laura Ingalls Wilder on the Web

Sometimes I like to comb the Web for what else is out there about Laura Ingalls Wilder. It’s always eye-opening to see just how many lives Laura and her books have touched. And the Internet puts it all at your

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